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NaNoWriMo 2103, excerpt from Day 30… The End of Innocence

It’s hard at this point to remember how I got through those next few days.  I was doing a lot of compartmentalizing, numbing myself against the pain and trying not to see what I didn’t want to see.  And what … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013 Day 26 excerpt ….

More from my novel in progress, Guys Like Us from my NaNoWriMo 2013 daily writing… in this episode, Buddy and Desiree add something new to their sex life: She sat up and pushed me back against the door.  I stopped … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 25

When I walked into the bar, I did a quick glance around to see if I knew anyone there.  Two twenty something guys at the pool table, nope.  The older couple talking to the bartender, nope.  A scattering of twos … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 21, Desiree’s New Car

After school, once most everyone else was gone, I got my turn at checking out Desiree’s new car.  It was pretty nice, especially coming from a family that always got well-used vehicles.  There was always something already broken and usually … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 14

Sarah May came rushing up to me between second and third periods, which was odd not only because I didn’t usually see her at that time of day but also because she rarely rushed anywhere. She pulled me out of … Continue reading

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NaNowriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 11

Would love some feedback on this one.. if you’ve got a moment.   It took me a moment to find Sarah May, she was wearing a gigantic, shapeless army coat and wasn’t sitting in our usual spot. After I’d dropped … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 10

I went to my room, closing the door softly and threw myself on my bed.  I was hungry and not at all happy to be missing a meal but I’d avoided an all out fight with my dad and that … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, and another.. from Day 9

And because I love my faithful readers and also don’t want them calling for my head on a pike.. a little more…  I stepped into the play shed, a covered but only partially walled structure with basketball hoops and four-square … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013, excerpt from Day 9

I’ve been writing a lot, only day 9 and I’m up to 18k words.  Some days I write more than 2,000 words.  That means that for every chunk I’m posting here, there’s a lot more I’m not sharing.  Which means … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013: a little more from Day 8

… starting from where the last post left off:   We pulled away from each other quickly, both looking toward the sliding glass door that separated the deck from the dining room but her mom hadn’t seen us.  She was … Continue reading

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