Monthly Archives: July 2015

Happy Blogday to Me!

One year ago today, I launched this blog site with the prophetically titled post Don’t Read This, You’ll Only Encourage Him So join me now for a glass of virtual (calorie-free!) punch and imaginary cake… And thank you, dear friends, … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 78

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Seventeen: Naimian (Continued) Previously: After gleefully hailing Zack as their new Storysmith, the naims showed him their vast forest city. It was glorious, but also … Continue reading

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The Cure for Writer’s Block!

Writer’s Block  There are two primary definitions for the word block: An obstacle to be avoided An object to be used (as in construction) The cure for Writers Block (and its evil twin, Trouble Getting Started) is to abandon definition … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 77

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Seventeen: Naimian (Continued) Previously: Zack was led by naims (gnomes) to a strange wooden elevator inside an immense tree. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ He was crowded … Continue reading

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Feelin’ the Love!

Thank You for making Love. Before It’s Too Late my most read blog post of the year! and for making the day it was posted–and the next day–my two biggest viewing days ever!

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The Wishing Map 76

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Seventeen: Naimian (Continued) Previously: After being shanghaied as the naims’ (gnomes) new Storysmith, Zack was taken to “the great city of Naimian,” which seemed to … Continue reading

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Love. Before It’s Too Late

My dad, Bill Teemley, was ambitious, hard-working, and deeply conservative. And I was a wildly liberal 23 year old who’d recently completed a “useless” Theatre Arts degree and moved back in with the folks.  Somewhere along the line a Game … Continue reading

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