Who are victims of the shooting?

Shootings, mass shootings, or school shootings, are too common in the United States. This is not a brave statement to make. It is the one statement both sides will agree on before running to the political coverage moments after the news breaks.

Who are the victims?

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This Year's Love - A story in progress

In the not two distant future a boy meets a girl in a blindsided collision on Adelaide Street in Toronto. She is an extraordinary woman. He is a business man working the biggest account of his career. A stranger in a foreign land, she lands more than a playgrounds hit to show interest, and carries him through this critical day finding an unexpected attachment to each another.

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Stepping off the plane and into my short story

Yesterday I stepped off a flight from Minneapolis landing home in Detroit, and into one of my short stories. One filled with passion, drama, and debate. It was amazing.

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How do you discover your next favorite book?

When I think about this more, I scratch my head and wonder, “How else did I find all these wonderful books?” Sometimes we stumble on work. Other times there is a great recommendation on the radio, or podcast, and trusted sources like a sexy librarian (all librarians are sexy to me) or well-read store clerk.

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Single Serving

There is the kind of being alone in a new city, a feeling of being an outcast or different, and in some cases not having a pet rather than a person might provide that more profound sense. Both sides of the spectrum get addressed where a dark and lonely place is a front to deep mistrusts and friendless times or the quiet presence of missing intimacy while having people in your life. For many in the post-holiday season facing February alone there is the longing for having a sweetheart.

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