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Yay… i just finished writing a whole 462 words. Albeit, these are new words to a totally new and different story. Same universe but different characters. In the story so far, I have about 4000 words. I think this story’s … Continue reading

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If Andrew Were Real…

Interesting. I’ve been working on trying to get back to my writing. And I still have no story planned for my character Andrew, but he’d fit perfectly into this statistics of this year’s class of new priests. http://www.catholicclergy.net/articles/typical-new-priest/

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Character Visuals

I know we all do it from time to time, we usually find actors or models who look like our characters. I pretty much have most of my characters identified but I was poking around IMDB and saw this guy– … Continue reading

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A #777 Excerpt

I have been challenged. I feel the need to heed the call. I know the fiction writer’s group I’m trying to more actives with have all been challenged by Juli so this doesn’t apply to them. However, if anyone reads … Continue reading

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GenerationXer Priest

This post might have been written by my character, Andrew. I thought I’d link to it and save it here. I’ll probably blog more about it later. Part one Ain’t Talking ‘Bout Love. Why This GenXer is a Priest. Part … Continue reading

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Eureka! My Google Fu Worked.

Found what <a href=”http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/corpus-christi#obs”>I was looking for</a> regarding my writing post of last night. And it’s perfect for my story. I love it when things work out like that.

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He Won’t Shut Up

Andrew is talking away like a little kid. So, I have an idea for a couple of scenes to write. One that I’ve mentioned in Isabel’s story, but I thought I could write it in Andrew’s story. But it will … Continue reading

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Isabel’s Catholicism

Just some thoughts that came to me in the shower. Yep, I often find myself inspired in the shower. Or lying in bed either after waking up or before falling asleep at night. Some of this will reflect my own … Continue reading

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Try Walking in My Shoes…

Depeche Mode is definitely on the soundtrack to this story. But this post isn’t about music. It’s about trying to walk in the shoes of someone else.  In all the years I’ve been writing stories, whether seriously or just playing … Continue reading

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Another Post…

So, I lost my family tree. I have it on paper but I don’t know where my writing notebooks are. I think they’re in my other computer bag. I’ll look later. The writing is eeking along. I’ve done a revision … Continue reading

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Reading… Writing… Thoughts…

Oh so bored. Ever so bored. Someone entertain me. Maybe I’ll read. I just finished reading this book, The Gifted Gabaldon Sisters. Eh… it was ok. I picked it up because it sounded interesting and am curious to see how … Continue reading

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Characters! The Bane of My Existence.

Ok, not really. I’m revising my novel. I’ve decided that I’m breaking it into two stories, at least for the time being. I’m trying to tighten up the first half and then the second half, I’ll work on and think … Continue reading

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The Priest’s Hands

I was working on a scene in one of my stories. It looks like my character Andrew will get his own story someday, but he’s with his sister Isabel as they’re contemplating their lives without each other as they’ve now … Continue reading

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Fiction or Real Life?

And man… I guess stereotypes exist for a reason. I’ve been kind of following a scandal in Florida about the young, handsome priest who was seen on a beach in the arms of a woman. Apparently he’s been thinking of … Continue reading

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Musings Ripped from the Headlines

Oh man… Fr. Cutié… is quite a cutie. I’m not making fun of his alleged scandal, it’s actually quite sad, but with a name like that and a look like that… wow… thud… duh… Apparently he’s a popular priest in … Continue reading

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Life in My Head…

After much fun and witty discussion and banter back and forth with an online friend and I‘ve decided that Andrew, my priest character, will have good taste in TV after all. I think he’s going to be an avid Dr. … Continue reading

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Alternate Universes

Had a weird dream last night. It involved my characters and so that’s the reason I’m posting it here. I’ll analyze it later. I had another weird dream. As I was telling Connie a while ago, I think maybe I … Continue reading

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A scene inspired by real events.

Just a little scene that I wrote the other day after a story I was told. It’s been brewing in my head for weeks and it’s just a little something I put together one day to get it out of … Continue reading

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When the Muses Are Quiet, I’m Quiet.

Of course, I want to finish my novels, I don’t really know what’s stopping me from writing the endings.  I need to jump back into my universes and be done with it. So… I’ll start in order. Lena’s Story: She … Continue reading

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Pushing 10 K.

So… this story is about my two siblings, Rachel and Josh. They’re different. I think they’re going to go on an advenure together and learn to love each other for who they are. I will probably make the 50k mark … Continue reading

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NANO NOT

I must admit that I pretty much am dry when it comes to writing these days. I am working through some ideas for my novel. I’m going to write about my character, Rachel. She’s not overly fleshed out, though I … Continue reading

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Awake and Not Dreaming, but Writing

Sometimes, when I can’t sleep I write in my head or at least think about my stories. I’m not always stressing out about life, which is a good thing. I can, however, stay up late writing in my head too. … Continue reading

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A Mission Statement… Perhaps?

I’m going to see if I can get a bit of action going on in here.  I have all these thoughts and ideas about my novel(s) and I never seem to jot them down.  Quite honestly, this is a place … Continue reading

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Interesting News about HIV

The BBC reports that a new study shows that with treatment, people with HIV receiving treatment since the late 90s are living on aveage about 13 years longer. I know that it’s becoming something that is manageable like diabetes– in … Continue reading

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Zuni Fetish Meanings…

Found this website. Want to keep this handy. I’m still looking for the perfect fetish that best works for Isabel. I think the eagle works well for Andrew, but Hawk works too. I’ve seen many websites with the meanings. I’ll … Continue reading

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Starbucks Closing 600 Stores…

so explain to me why they opened a new one, a drive through, less than 1/4 mile from one, near the grocery store with a Starbucks counter??? And thanks to the drive-thru Starbucks I am wide awake because I got … Continue reading

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Ponderings … Catholic Fiction

I saw this first at Amy Welborn’s blog, which directed me here to the Inside Catholic book circle. It sounds like something worth checking out and following along. So I ask myself the question: What is Catholic Fiction? Is it … Continue reading

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Lena

I just opened up my first novel. I do like it. I think I’ll print it up and give it to someone to read. The main character is Lena, short for Magdalena. She’s a bit cocky, independent, somewhat insecure and … Continue reading

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Madness

So, I’m working on the ending of my second novel. I’m writing it from Andrew’s point of view. I figured out that I can end the story where it transitions to part two and start a new story where I … Continue reading

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