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Tag: fiction

Charades: Initial Reviews

It has been an exciting few weeks following the release of Charades. Combined with the joy/fear that comes with releasing one’s work to the world, there’s the anticipation of hearing how it has been received. Read the rest of this entry »

My first piece of fiction. Ever.

As part of a rich week of Christmas festivities, my wife and I spent a few days with my parents in Washington. My mom had found an old book with all of my school day memories. Report cards, papers and [incriminating] photos. The funnest gem, though, was discovering my very first piece of fiction.

I believe I wrote this piece as an extra-credit assignment for my sixth-grade teacher [when I was 11 years old]. This is far from an example of acceptable prose or character development; however, it gave me a glimpse at my story-hungry mind, and it made me smile. Read the rest of this entry »