Police Blotter #26 – Disappearing Act

  -Phillip

Weekly Recap – July 24th, 2015

This week was much better than the last. I managed to get some real sleep (well, as much as one can get with an eleven-month-old) and I caught up on my story-in-progress. This puppy is going to need a good patch job by the time I reach the end, but a decent skeleton is coming together. Thanks […]
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WitD – Burros

Previous scene: Elisha scouts her next job from Pisgah Crater. 6 · Burros Elisha grew frustrated with herself. What was wrong with her? It was the little things that she seemed to be missing. Not bringing food to eat that afternoon, forgetting her gloves in the hotel room, and having only one idea on how she was going […]
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Police Blotter #25 – Stinky Meth

-Phillip

Weekly Recap – July 17th, 2015

  This week was a blur, mainly due to work issues resulting in an all-nighter on Wednesday/Thursday. Sad to say, I didn’t get much writing done. Maybe next week. Hope you all had a better week and are looking forward to the weekend! -Phillip

Book Review – The Beardless Warriors by Richard Matheson

“How do you beat your enemy unless you fire your weapon at him? You fire and you advance–hell, that’s combat, that’s it.” It’s December, 1944, and within the span of twenty days, an eighteen-year-old boy turns from green combat replacement into battle-hardened veteran. The things he sees, the actions in which he engages, forever change […]
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Police Blotter #24 – Wild Thing

  -Phillip

Weekly Recap – July 10th, 2015

Angus a good sport. :) I hope my fellow ‘Muricans had a Happy 4th. We certainly did, though Angus wasn’t quite sure about those loud, flashing things that went off late into the night. In case you missed my substantive posts this week: Review of Kevin Brennan’s fantastic Occasional Soulmates. Next installment of Writing into the […]
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WitD – Rocks

Previous scene: Martha finds herself confronted by a mysterious couple. Previous POV scene: Elisha speaks to her handler. 5 · Rocks Before exiting I-40, Elisha looked to her right. There it was. A mass of black rock sitting above a patchwork of green bushes and desert sand. Mounds of cinder surrounded the long-dead volcano like a procession […]
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Book Review – Occasional Soulmates by Kevin Brennan

So this is the end of my relationship novel. Due to its self-aware writing style, Occasional Soulmates might be called a metanovel. Immediately, this may turn off some readers, but for me, it’s one of the reasons I love Kevin Brennan. He’s an author that can take traditional tropes and make them interesting again. Dr. […]
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