Monthly Archives: October 2006

October 16, 2006 Somewhat Daily Readings

Readings: I Samuel 27-28; Psalm 131; Romans 14Romans 14: Romans 14:1-2 Accept him whose faith is weak without passing judgment on disputable matters. One man’s faith allows him to eat everything, but another man, whose faith s weak, eats only … Continue reading

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Thank God for Oranges

I was walking to the community mailbox today, which I rarely do nowadays because mail is evil if I’m not waiting for a publisher’s reply to a manuscript, and I passed my favorite orange tree. I love this particular orange … Continue reading

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In the Zone

October 9, 2006 I’m finally in the zone. You writer’s know what I’m talking about. I’m in my writing zone, a happy little place where I can feel what my characters feel and anticipate their movements–when they act in front … Continue reading

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There’s Always Next Year

October 7, 2006 Once again, my dear Yankees have taken my writing schedule into consideration and have sacrificed their season for my benefit. Knowing that I would stay up late throughout playoff season, wringing my hands instead of typing, they … Continue reading

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The Non-Writing Part of Being an Author

October 5, 2006 Being an author requires more than just writing. I have to actually sell my book because if it doesn’t sell, no publisher will want to print my second book. Selling books means making phone calls to bookstores, … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

October 3, 2005 It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the Yankees all swinging, their pitchers strikes bringing, October is here! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! What can I say? October baseball is here and … Continue reading

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