Category Archives: Writing

Finally!

I have not been blogging, because of work with my publishing company. I have been editing projects, organizing workflow, marketing, and giving advice to many would be authors and finally, after seven years in the business, finally got around to … Continue reading

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Typewriters

Writing is a way of life for some. We are compelled to write, we don’t write just because we want to. There are some stories that must absolutely be told, either by word of mouth or by printed page. Now … Continue reading

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Writing & Selling Books

There are many who would like to write a book, but they don’t know where to begin. They lack the knowledge of the industry and cannot even guess at where the editors and publishers have located the starting blocks. They … Continue reading

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Great Writers Dying Too Young

I was in the middle of teaching my aviation class when a text came through on my phone. The students were taking a quiz, so I had a moment to look discreetly at the message. My wife had texted, simply, … Continue reading

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Praise and Insults by Hemingway

I am writing again about writing pilots or flying writers. Sometimes it is difficult to decide which are adjectives and nouns when it comes to describing writers who are capable of flying, or pilots who can actually write. On my … Continue reading

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Coffee & Writing

I have written about coffee before, ever since the inception of my blog on August 5, 2010. I should be a real coffee expert, but I am not. I just drink the stuff. For pilots, coffee is part of the … Continue reading

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Falling to the Darkside

I fought it for the longest time. Many tried to convert me, but I held off as long as I possibly could. I tried everything to avoid the final fall, but I fell anyway. You might say I was resistant … Continue reading

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Polishing Stones

I have a friend who is an expert at polishing rocks, pebbles, and stones. People from all walks of life bring him their found nuggets. The stone-polisher takes them and decides if they are worthy. If they are, he will … Continue reading

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E. B. White

I had to come into my office to restart the computer when our network went down. As I was waiting for it to come back online, I looked down to my right and saw my copy of The Elements of … Continue reading

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My Time

This time of year is my time.  There is nothing better than the early morning cool, listening to the birds, and feeling the cool damp of the morning while drinking coffee in the sunrise. When I was learning to fly … Continue reading

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