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What Will I Talk About

Preparing for a talk. That’s how I am spending my Friday evening; and that’s good. I enjoy public speaking. Telling stories is fun; but learning what other people want to share or hear about is better. Saturday, March 5th, 2016 … Continue reading

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Scotland In Langley, April 2014

How can you tell how busy I’ve been? A prolific writer like me hasn’t posted to this blog in months. (My main blog chronicles that tale.) It’s all good, and I’ve been working so hard that I long for enough … Continue reading

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Do It Different

It’s been a while. So it goes with the life of a non-fiction book. As a person they live the events. As a writer they spend months or years turning memories and notes into stories. As an author they lose … Continue reading

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Which Story Did You Read

Tell a story to a friends and each will hear something different. Eight people listening to one person’s story about an unrequited romance may hear nobility, stupidity, innocence, bad timing, glaring blind spots, social commentary, humor, or hope. And, that’s … Continue reading

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Scottish American Accents

I apologize to the people of Scotland. Evidently, I have an accent. Yes, we all speak English, and yes, we all make fun of each other’s accents, and yes, few of us think we have one; but, after watching various … Continue reading

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Scots Power

Want to read reviews, or check on a book’s popularity? Go to amazon and rummage around. I do that daily, especially after I publish a book. When I check in amazon shows me what’s happening in the US and Canada. … Continue reading

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Feeling My Way Across Scotland

I expect most folks remember the Walking and the Drinking part of the title, but the Thinking went on during and around both. That wasn’t the idea, but that’s what happened.That’s the part that changed my life. A grand claim, … Continue reading

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