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The latest on The Remainders (and the benefits of beta readers)

Here’s why you should use beta readers. I asked a friend to review my draft of The Remainders. She liked the book, especially the characters. She wanted to learn more about them and asked if I could add more of their stories. As I looked at the draft again, I agreed with her. I also realized that the …

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Updates: Fun a Day Reseda and The Remainders

Fun a Day Reseda will have two weekends of art shows and live performances. If you are in the San Fernando Valley, visit the Reseda Neighborhood Council Community Space at 18118 Sherman Way, Reseda on February 19, 20, 26, and 27 between 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. For more information, visit the Fun a Day Reseda Facebook page. One …

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Fun a Day Reseda – The House That Built Me

This may be the end of Fun a Day Reseda, but it’s not the end of my work on The Remainders. I’m working on the last chapter, and I have a lot of editing ahead of me. At least Fun a Day gave me the push to start writing a Reseda book, something I’ve been struggling …

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Fun a Day Reseda – Writing as therapy

People write for different reasons. One of them is therapy. We like to take out our demons and traumas, have them put on costumes, and make them prance around the stage for our edification and amusement. This is what The Remainders is for me, a chance to look at issues we’ve been experiencing for a while. …

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Fun a Day Reseda – When you turn 18

My son turns 18 today. I’m happy for him. I also recognize that as tough as the past few years have been for him, the ones ahead will be even harder. I know this because my early adult years were hard. Within a week after my 18th birthday, I got the job at Carl’s Jr. About …

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