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Month: January 2005

Academics

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/Academics.html @ 9:49 p.m. Ah, hah! I’m a college student. That would be pretty common, save for the fact that I’m 30. Well, better late than never. It will be nice to see what can be accomplished…

The Great Robbery: Update 2005

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/gr2005.html @ 1:06 p.m. Thought I’d continue to chart this event. Since it’s a new year, I should keep it organized. We received further confirmation, actually final confirmation, that the robbery was vindictive. Well, I guess that’s…

Cramming

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/cram.html @ 10:56 p.m. Still achy. But, I can walk better. I had blisters on my feet this morning. Ouch. Went out and about today, it’s so beautiful outside. It’s so unbelievable it’s January. Everyone keeps waiting…

History of One Writer: Part One

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/Hisp1.html @ 10:54 p.m. Writing is a journey, as is life. There is no “destination,” and no map for you, as an individual. Sadly, there are many things to learn and often it takes the “hard way”…

Favorite Writing Quotes 2

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/wquotes2.html @ 12:29 p.m. “Talent alone cannot make a writer. There must be a man behind the book.” -Ralph Waldo Emmerson “Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original,…

A “Blessed” Practice

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/blespra.html @ 10:00 p.m. This custom is always good to incorporate into life no matter who you are or what you do. It takes focus off what is wrong and directs your thoughts to what is right….

Planning: With Swords

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/swords.html @ 9:42 p.m. I’m preparing more quotes to upload here. I’m a freak about quotes, there’s so much to learn in the words of others. I’m trying to keep them organized so there may be two…

Getting Ready

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/getredy.html @ 9:16 a.m. I’m finishing coffee and getting ready to work. Where to start? There’s always so much to do. I plan to incorporate some commercial purpose into the site this year. I know. I have…

Work Again

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/Work.html @ 10:20 a.m. Work again today. You’d think it would end sometime. Nope. I’m getting ready to start on pr stuff for another book. I know I haven’t heard from the publisher, but the response I’ve…

Responsible

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/Responsible.html @ 9:20 p.m. If I have to look at another registry value or binary code on this computer, I will not be responsible for my actions. Needless to say, I’ve scoured my system today. The entire…