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Writing is built on persistence

The Writing Grindstone

I’m so sick of writing, sometimes. That’s why I’ve quit so many times. Even as I read that last sentence,

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Website Migration

Time for…website migration! I have another website over at http://derekalanwilkinson.wordpress.com.  However, I’ve decided to host my melodrama on my own

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The Justice Machine

The pock-marked scabs that dotted the treeless, barren landscape on the face of our stronghold city, Labrinthia, were what held

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Balloon

“Yes, you’re going to die one of these days.” Libby stood on the porch to my best friend, Mikey’s, house.

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Trial Run

“Put the gun down, Amy!” My voice went hoarse, unexpectedly, as the girl I’d just started dating three weeks ago

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Red

“What are you doing, here? Oh, I see. Good day!” I smile a lie. I find my way to where

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Trickster

“Look at the puppy, Daddy!” My just-turned-four-year-old-today stood next to my wife, Sarah, and a newly-erected porch gate in front

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In Minor

A few months back, I’d opened up a window on Sunday morning to keep the smell of bacon from wafting.

Daily Prompts

So, I got bored working on this novella, and decided to take a break and do some writing prompts.  I’ve