If pointlessness is a black hole of wasted time, then this is another story exploring the event horizon of that hol… https://t.co/CtCrcAPcmf (2 days ago)

“See… that right there… is what it’s all about. Laboring in obscurity. Starving and struggling. The man who embraces his mediocre nothingness… shines greater… than any.”

Keanu Reeves

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Aug
22

Check out my contribution to Pure Slush’s anthology Marriage

187 writers get hitched! Pure Slush always get the best writers and the most interesting stories. I hope you’ll take a look. Get it here

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Dec
4

no shoulders to stand on

(originally posted 2/14/2019)   I’m reading a very interesting book, Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari, and it got me to thinking. I realize that usually causes most readers to shudder and brace themselves for an onslaught of stupid, a reaction I completely understand, but in this case, given the Valentine’s Day hoopla, it might actually […]

Dec
3

withdrawn

(originally posted 6/18/2012)   Mary tried to time her visits to the bank at odd hours to avoid the drama that was now unfolding. For some reason there was a stampede to get in front of a teller so she sat at least four back in the line awaiting her turn. The person currently occupying […]

Dec
2

recommended dosage

I do not live alone. Therefore when I have a head cold and I’m sneezing and my nose is running like a wilderness river I do the conscientious thing and go downstairs and sleep on the couch. Last night I had a cold. A whopper. I’d only been nestled amongst the throw blankets for a […]

Dec
1

reunion

(originally posted 8/27/2014)   The obligatory name tags were laid out on the table in the front of the gymnasium. In the corner of each, next to the name spelled out in bold black letters, was their yearbook picture from ten years ago. Darryl’s name did not appear on the table so he was forced […]

Nov
30

Jack Kerouac’s Belief and Technique for Writing Modern Prose In 30 Bullet Points

(thanks to Flashbak for this content)   Jack Kerouac’s Belief and Technique for Modern Prose in 30 points: The writer (March 12, 1922–October 21, 1969) left us his Belief and Technique for Modern Prose, a 30-point list to becoming a better writer and thinker. Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy […]

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