Guy L. Pace

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Confidence

Confidence We usually express confidence outwardly. It shows in our body language, dress, attitude, and how we communicate with others. Or, lack of confidence. Or, in the example provided by the image here, questionable fashion sense? Okay, I’m really not one for criticizing other’s fashion taste, though. My wardrobe consists of t-shirts with pockets and jeans. Continue Reading

Craft

It’s About the Craft Writing is a craft. An art. A skill you hone and improve with practice and time–seasoned with blood and tears. When you first start writing, your clumsy, stilted prose dribbles down the page. Your words flow in sluggish sentences with passive verbs and all to many adverbs. Your dialog shouts with too Continue Reading

Changes

  Changes So much changes in our lives. About fifty years ago, I was a young man in Central Oregon. My friends and I made a huge playground of the high desert. We explored lava tube caves and the wide open juniper forest, climbed Mt. Bachelor and the South Sister, among other things. What is Continue Reading

Small

Small is Beautiful These days, I’m amazed at how small things can get. What used to need more carrying capacity, now fits into a small bag. I’m packing for a trip. My sleeping bag compresses into a very small bag. My sleeping mat and pillow go into a smaller bag. Cooking and other necessities take Continue Reading

Countdown Sale

Countdown Sale Happy Fourth of July weekend! This weekend, I’m celebrating the birth of our country (and mine) with an Amazon Countdown Sale on Sudden Mission. Starting July 1, the ebook edition of Sudden Mission goes on sale for $0.99. That price last until July 3, when the price goes to $1.99. On July 5, Continue Reading

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