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Influenza for a Literary Agent…

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Therapy for Damaged Creativity…

I allowed my creativity to atrophy, so please consider this the first step in my therapy. For the past three months, I’ve been quite busy. I cannot say with whom or why, but rest assured it is for a good … Continue reading

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“They Put the Creatives in Business Development.”

If I had to form a new religion, I would classify it as Creativism, and its believers would be the Creatives. I pulled the name from a conversation I had with my friend Rachel and her pals during a karaoke … Continue reading

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Defiance of a Post-Truth World

When writing blogs and developing an online presence, I’ve always been mindful of not alienating a segment of any audience drawn to this site. I try to cover topics that would hopefully appeal to all people, despite their background. Finding … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Amazing Collard Greens Recipe…

I wanted to end the month on a positive note, so I’ll do that by sharing a comfort food recipe that my grandmother and mother prepared around the Thanksgiving holiday: collard greens. This side dish is prepared throughout much of … Continue reading

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Obituary of an Ex-Couple’s Restaurant

The other day, I came upon a diner that my ex-girlfriend and I had frequented. I felt this apprehensiveness in entering, for fear of seeing old ghosts, old scenes. I think every person faces a similar anxiety, really. When couples … Continue reading

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Dutch Stories: The Real-Life Wolf of “Pulp Fiction”

So this is the second part of my recorded tales with my great friend “Dutch.” He, his fiancée “Kate,” and his high school friend “Josie” shared this tale about a friend of theirs, [Named Deleted]. This next story is true. … Continue reading

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