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Married to a Fan

Before I met my wife (the second time, long story) I didn’t date much.  Not that I didn’t try.  It was just hard to find someone I was interested in.  Harder to find someone I was Interested in that was also interested in me.   I dated four or five different […]

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What Have I Been Doing With All This Extra Time.

Sometimes I just like to have fun and play one of my favorite refrigerator games, “Name That Leftover”.  But you can really only play it once a month.  Or every two months.  Three or more months gets really challenging. And there are card games like Flux.  Monty Python Flux is […]

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The Best Convention You’ll Never Attend

I’ve been having fun with the Facebook group, Concellation. It’s a fun group for people who were planning to go to Science Fiction / fantasy / Comic Book conventions that have been cancelled. They even have an art show and a dealer’s room where real dealers are selling their wares […]

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What if we had just called it the flu all along?

Words have meaning.  Words have power.  Our choice of words determine how we process information.  Recently President Trump got flack for calling Covid-19 the “China Flu”.  One reporter asked him if that wasn’t racist.  Well, no it isn’t.  China isn’t a race, it’s a geographical location where Covid-19 originated.  But […]

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Certificate of Appreciation

Back at the December GLAWS Special Speaker Event I was one of four members to receive a Certificate of Appreciation “For Your Outstanding Service, Important Contribution of Time and Energy, And Invaluable Support of the Society’s Mission and Vision”, from the GLAWS president, Tony N. Todaro. My contribution consists of […]

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WHAT NOT TO SAY

The first GLAWS special speaker event of the year was held last weekend on Saturday, January 17, 2015.  The topic was “What Not to Say to an Editor or Agent” with speaker Steven Hutson.  Mr. Hutson is a literary agent and editor who receives thirty to forty letters a week […]

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STARTING THE YEAR WITH INSPIRATION

Well, I’m off to a good start.  I’ve already taken care of my first goal of the year, Submit entire Steampunk script for review.  Now I just have to wait to see when my turn comes up in my GLAWS screenwriting critique group. In the meantime I have cleared off […]

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A NEW BEGINNING

New Year is a great time to restart and reboot.  So first off, sorry for being away for so long.  It started with me missing a week, then another, then another.  So I finally decided that instead of trying to catch up, I’d just wait to January and start again. […]

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Bronies Anonymous

Hi.  My name is Dennis Amador Cherry and I’m a brony.  I guess it started a few years ago when somepony someone showed me the first couple of episode of “My Little Pony:  Friendship is Magic”.  I thought it was cute, but being into Dr. Who and Cartoon Network at […]

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The Dreaded “Info Dump”

  Often in a story a character has to learn some pieces of information in order for the plot to keep moving.  Sometimes it’s a few lines, sometimes it’s a whole lot of information that threatens to bring the fast action adventure pace of an exciting story to a screeching […]

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