Monthly Archives: September 2011

Month: September 2011 Story endings

I have one or two chapters to write in order to finish my firefighter story Fire And Ice/May Day/Too Late For Spring. I must decide on a drawn out ending  or a quick one.  The drawn out path requires wrapping things up with a pretty ribbon; a gradual slide to the end,   while the other, being sharper  will leave a

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Month: September 2011 Writing Update

Anyhow, I’ve just returned from Roatan and am working hard on Gerry’s War getting it formatted for eBook upload.  Also did some rewriting grammar for Will’s website – 2 units.  Also finished reading THE ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC.  This is a good novel about social unrest in a time of recession and corporations squeezing everyone and everything.  It raises some interesting

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Month: September 2011 Firefighter writing firefighter books

Back when I was a firefighter the chief discovered I was a writer with a short story published.  He volunteered me for a children’s reading week at a district school.  I walked in the school gym and mingled with several other neighborhood people who had volunteered.  Since I was in full dress uniform I got all the attention from the

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Month: September 2011 Fire and Ice

Should I call my firefighter work-in-progress May Day?  There’s already a lot of books out there with those words in the title.  Maybe I could ride their coat tails if readers run a search.  Or would my story just get lost in the noise? As of the end of Oct. I think I’m calling it Too Late For Spring.  Any

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