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18 Nov 07

Homemade Crackers Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine two cups of flour with six tablespoons of butter, two tablespoons of honey, and five tablespoons of water in a large bowl. Mix until it forms a dry dough that neveretheless holds together (add water a tablespoon at a time if it’s too dry). Divide dough in […]

14 Nov 07

I don’t like posts like this, but: my main job is sucking up all my time and energy, and I’m spending the rest of it creatively. Which means I have little creative energy for this blog, I must admit. So, in the past week I’ve plotted out the first novel in the Giant Armors series […]

6 Nov 07

Writing is difficult, which is strange, because writing is easy. Typing is easy. Putting words on a page or a screen is easy. It’s keeping at it that’s hard. There are numerous potholes on the road to a complete story, and many psychological Jersey barriers. I write a few hundred words, then feel a strong […]

3 Nov 07

A haze on the far horizon,   The infinite, tender sky, The ripe, rich tint of the cornfields,   And the wild geese sailing high; And all over upland and lowland   The charm of the golden-rod, — Some of us call it Autumn,   And others call it God.           […]

2 Nov 07

Work and my Halloween party have kept me incredibly busy the past two weeks. Thus the lack of journal updates. The party was a great success. Those of you who came: Thanks for coming, you made it a great success. Those of you who didn’t: I hope you can come next year. And now, I’m […]

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