I’d meant to do a blog of my own about the Writers of Mass
Distraction, but my hands have been full the last few days so I thought I’d let
my fellow WMD writer William Kendall explain it, instead. Besides, he explains
it so much better than I would:
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK
There’s probably no better timed holiday than Halloween. After all, it comes just before the two most frightening times on the calendar: Winter, and elections.
It’s hardly surprising, then, that one popular Halloween mask is any famous politician. Two years ago I went out as then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, stopped all the other Trick-Or-Treaters, and collected 28% of their candy. The only real drawback was…Continue
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of my friends plan to participate in National Novel Writing Month this November
-- or are at least considering it. It's a big commitment, to write 50,000 words
in 30 days! Good luck to those who go for it; I've tried it only once, but I do
think it's a worthwhile project.
I considered starting work on Storm Damage over that month, but due to
getting tied up with home refinancing, maintenance tasks, winter preparation
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Sometimes an author finds their book in the strangest places. I think this is the first time I've stumbled across a case of my first novel being redistributed -- and on a firefighting site, no less:
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My Writers of Mass Distraction colleague Donna is profiling ...
Boy, do I have her fooled ...
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SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK
Here’s a great Fire Prevention Week story: The City of Philadelphia is installing an historical marker to commemorate the 275th anniversary of the very first ever American volunteer fire company, which beats most Indiana departments by over 150 years.
The city received financial support from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, an organization that I’d imagine got hard hit by disasters this…Continue
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