SANDBOX

April 17, 2016

Many of the writers I admire are like happy toddlers with pail and shovel set loose in the sandbox of language.

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A SENTENCE BY BERYL BAINBRIDGE

April 16, 2016

Then the water, first slithering, then tumbling, gushed us apart… Here we have a very fine sentence indeed from Bainbridge’s Every Man For Himself, a sinking of the Titanic novel.

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A SENTENCE BY HERMAN MELVILLE

April 9, 2016

The firmaments of air and sea were hardly separable in that all-pervading azure; only, the pensive air was transparently pure and soft, with a woman’s look, and the robust and man-like sea heaved with long, strong lingering swells, as Samson’s chest in his sleep. Herman grooving in Moby Dick

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SPRING TAKES FORMAL POSSESSION

April 6, 2016
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OPENING

April 2, 2016

I have been working for years on this 105,000 words long thing called THE GIANT: A Once Upon A Time Story Of California And Nevada. It starts like this: A little man with a flowing white beard wears a dunce cap. The dunce cap is red. The little man sits on a stool in the […]

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ROOM WITH A VIEW

March 23, 2016
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A NICE SETTING FOR A BALL GAME

March 20, 2016
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DUCKS ON THE POND

March 19, 2016
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PLUMLY

March 16, 2016

Meet Plumly, a ten year old Earth girl from the mountains of California. She is now dyed blue and wandering the wilds of a world in another dimension. amazon link for purchase: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01CFD3GXM

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3.14

March 14, 2016
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