Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Promotion – part 2

“How do you like my new hairdo, Eve?” Platinum? It had been a different blond with streaks of other coloring. What is that called? Frosting… . No—frosted! Coloring to cover little grey hairs. Grey hair? Hair turns pure white, not … Continue reading

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The Promotion – part 1

Betty? Promoted? She never worked in an office. She doesn’t understand computers. Heck! She probably never saw one. This is 1979, the age of computers! Telecommunications and computing. “The black phone is not for personal calls, it’s a modem.” “Oh,” … Continue reading

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Damn—I Swear It’s OK

I’ve written my first YA manuscript and a scene comes back to me now and then. One of the characters is angry for good reason, why not let him swear? Listen to me. I, the writer, give permission for a … Continue reading

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