Guy L. Pace

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The Hole

The Hole The things you discover in your travels can change the way you see certain life events. Or, certain people. This week’s post is just a placeholder for next week. There were travels. There were discoveries. Things learned. It all started with a desire to find out more about my maternal grandfather. Lee Frank Continue Reading

Poor Choices

Poor Choices People sometimes make poor choices. Sometimes they turn out okay. Sometimes they don’t. Unfortunately, our history is full of people who made poor choices and/or led others to bad ends. We learn about the Donner Party in school, and how poor choices all along their way across the West brought them to the Continue Reading

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

Booksellers

Booksellers This post is to bookstores and booksellers who buy or may buy my books. I recently got a shipment back from IngramSpark (the print-on-demand company). Of course, this is disappointing and frustrating. I had no idea who bought this lot and didn’t have a chance to help them sell the books. I communicated with Continue Reading

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