Daily Archives: January 25, 2013

#FridaySnippets 12 – More from “Boots”

This week’s #FridaySnippets is from my current WIP “Boots”. This scene is simply the introduction of Special Agent Rake. It’s further into the story than anything I’ve posted before, but still closer to the beginning than the end. FAIR WARNING: This is taken from the first creative draft (before any edits or corrections) so be ready for some rough writing! 😉 “I don’t have time to waste on guesses. I need to KNOW what we have to work with.” “I understand completely. You just go ahead and keep hoggin’ all our donuts and coffee – you selfish, overdressed fuck – and we’ll continue doing all the work and making sure you get all the credit.” That’s what Dillard wanted to say. Instead, as one who actually appreciated the level of selfless integrity that was expected of an officer of the law… “I understand completely. We’re working on nothing else at this point and will keep you updated in a timely manner.” “That’s good to know and much appreciated. The last thing we need right now is a … Continue reading

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#ThursdayWriteUp 14 – Better late than never

The struggle is finally over! I am officially “plugged in” now. How do I know that? Because I spent most of yesterday fixing things that plug in. And that is as deep as I’m going to go in order to make excuses explain why my #ThursdayWriteUp post is a day late this week. 😉 That said, I will leave you with another bullet list of what’s been keeping me busy so I can get to my #FridaySnippets post, hopefully, before lunch. In the last two weeks I have: Re-purposed my netbook exclusively for writing by removing all things Microsoft in favor of a couple of Linux OS’s (faster, more stable and MUCH better battery life). Gained ten pounds (again). Watched all 14 episodes of “Firefly” and the movie (a continuation of the story) “Serenity” on Netflix. Completely jacked up a groin muscle somehow. Re-purposed a scrap of 2″ x 4″ as a walking stick. Crunched numbers for one of my “secret” projects. Lost five pounds (again). Wrote/re-wrote a few scenes between my three primary fiction projects. Spent … Continue reading

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