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My first reading

This past weekend I did my very first reading from “The Swan Harp”. No, it’s not published yet, nor do I have any news about whether or when it might be. Yes, other people have read it already. But Saturday … Continue reading

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It’s Poetry Month!

April is poetry month, and on Monday April 22nd there will be a poetry-reading evening at the Thessalon Union Public Library. The evening starts at 7 and goes to – whenever, I suppose. At least until 9 p.m. Some of … Continue reading

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After the hiatus

The quarterly To The Point writing binge hasn’t happened for about six months. This weekend – Saturday, Sunday, Monday – we got back into it. “We” is Angie Gallop, Gordon Graham, Pauline Clark, Kevin Allen and me. We’re all working … Continue reading

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Snow Day

We had a ton of snow here on Monday night – could have been twelve inches, maybe more. It certainly looked like more when I looked out the kitchen door at 8:30 a.m. and realized that there was no way … Continue reading

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Still floating…

Way back when “Erik the Viking Sheep” was published, I got a little newsletter from Scholastic about reading in public. It discussed things like how long a reading might be, what you should charge for it and so on, but … Continue reading

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Me ‘n’ Marilyn Monroe

Let my just ‘fess up right now – I’m still flying from Tuesday night! The evening was exhilarating and full of good talk, good stories and poetry, and good food and drink, and you can read all about it here … Continue reading

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The thrill of performance

There’s a great advantage to writing for other people to read. When I read a story, I have a little movie running in my head, with the scenery and the characters, their responses, voices, actions, all tailored to what I … Continue reading

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