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What a Week I’m Having

Its been a busy week, but a great week.   The West Coast Writers Conference was not only the weekend of Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th, but went through the entire following week and ended Saturday, August 15th.  That’s a lot of notes I took and will be reviewing.  […]

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My Fifteen Minutes of Fame

I spent this weekend at the West Coast Writers Conference – virtually.  It was a new experience for all of us.  There were a few technical glitches, but it all went pretty well.  There was a lot to learn.  I’m going to be going over my notes for weeks. It […]

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Prepping for my Premier

I have been to over a dozen writers conferences, volunteering at most of them.  I have done everything from stuffing swag bags to assisting in sound.  This Friday, August 7th, is the start of the 26th Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference, and for the first time, I will be moderating […]

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Sometimes it’s Fun to Beat Up Your Bad Guy

This week I wrote an emotional scene featuring my protagonist’s mentor.  My good guys had just been through a harrowing fight scene with my bad guy, then through a miscommunication, my protagonist almost loses a limb.  Afterwards, in the calm after the storm, my mentor character reflects on what has […]

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3,444 more words.

Last week I wrote that my goal would be to write 3,000 words a week until my novel was done.  I actually wrote 3,444 words.  Not bad consider we were dealing with a roach problem at the time.  Who wants to hear more about my roach problem? Okay, never mind. […]

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20,000 words (and one Star Destroyer) under the belt.

Tonight I am finishing my ten straight days away from work.  It was a great vacation.  I didn’t go anywhere, there’s no where to go right now.  But I got up late every day, wrote and reached my goal of 20,000 words!  I’m at 41,917 words, to be exact.  This […]

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Write on, Brother, Write on!

I had four events scheduled in April, all of them were cancelled.  So, I’ve just been accumulating vacation time at work.  With the 4th of July coming up I thought I’d take a week off and have ten straight days away from work.  What am I going to do with […]

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Pizza! Pizza!

Couldn’t wait for the weekend, went Tuesday. I had the Hawaiian Heat, Kris had the BBQ Chicken.  Of course, we both had some of each. Still kinda empty in there. Next culinary stop:  Tres Toros?  Outback?  Farmer Boys?  Taco Bell?  Who knows?   Dennis Amador Cherry 15th article completed. First […]

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Getting Out Again

With regulations being lifted, Kris and I went out to a sit-down dinner at a restaurant for the first time in over three months.  We went to one of our favorite Mexican restaurants, Los Dos Amigos, in Thousand Oaks.  http://losdosamigos.menutoeat.com/   The food was just as good as we remembered, but […]

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Getting Ready for Anything

If you go to this Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/events/520330468630105/  you will see our ad for the next Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference.  You will see what we’re planning, our educational tracts for Aspiring, Active and Accomplished writers, our ProCritiques™ and our pricing and six-months-same-as-cash financing.  Our president, Tony Tadaro, is working […]

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