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“If Ya Wanna Send a Message…”

Picking a Blog Name, Part Five (To read Part One, click here) The old movie mogul Samuel Goldwyn is reputed to have snarled at a screenwriter, “If ya wanna send a message, use Western Union!” And yet so many of … Continue reading

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The Power of Story

Picking a Blog Name, Part Four (To read Part One, click here) I admitted in A Godlike Little Loaf of Bread that, while I can construe my name to mean almost anything, it really is simply my name. Hence, the … Continue reading

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A Godlike Little Loaf of Bread

Picking a Blog Name, Part Three (To read Part One, click here) So, I finally decided to use my own name as my blog site name. Not a lotta sizzle in that, but at least it was safe, and after … Continue reading

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Mitchellaneous: The Perfect Blog Name?

Picking a Blog Name, Part Two (To read Part One, click here) After officially abandoning the title Don’t Read This, You’ll Only Encourage Him!       I did what any creative guy would do: polled my Facebook friends for … Continue reading

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Tips for Writers: Creating Dynamic Sentences

BAH-da-da-DAHHhhh! BAH-da-da-DAHHHhhhh! BAH-da-da-DAHHHhhhh, BAH-da-da-DAHHHhhhh, BAH-da-da-DAHHHhhhh! Even if you’re not a classical music fan, you know the iconic opening from Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. Ludwig van Beethoven is the ultimate pin-up boy for one of the most important of all creative techniques: … Continue reading

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Beyond My Comfort Zone…

Originally posted on Through Ink & Image:
“Crecendo,” ©2018 Lynn Abbott Studios. Used with Permission. ““Safe?’ said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s…

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Bitter Loop

Originally posted on Bitter Entertainment Network:
Math isn’t good for anything. I learn simple and stupid things every day from Google and YouTube. There is only so much you can learn from teachers and school. Especially because most of the…

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