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Lessons Learned

Posted by mcm0704 on July 13, 2010 |

A long time ago I was privileged to be one of the people selected to attend a series of screenwriting classes taught by Joe Camp and his partner Erwin Hearne, of “Benji”  fame.   Joe, a principle behind Mulberry Square Productions in Dallas, was riding high on the success of the Benji films and wanted […]

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Mushrooms Growing in my Pasture

Posted by mcm0704 on July 11, 2010 |

When I was cleaning my small pasture this morning I noticed these mushrooms. Needless to say I put the shovel down and went to get my camera before my horse could step on the mushrooms and squash them. This one looks like a little cap that a child might have for a doll. I’ve seen […]

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Book Review – Mood Swings To Murder

Posted by mcm0704 on July 10, 2010 |

 Here is another book review by Carl Brookins. Mood Swings To MurderAuthor: Jane IsenbergPublisher: Avon Books, PBODecember 2000ISBN: 0-380-80282-1 This is the third book in a series about an English teacher in the New Jersey college system. Bel Barrett teaches for a community college in Hoboken, a great platform for a variety of stories, because […]

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Doing the Right Thing

Posted by mcm0704 on July 8, 2010 |

One time when I was riding in the car with my father late at night, he stopped at a red light and waited until it turned green even though there was no traffic coming the other way. We were way out in the country and had not seen another car for an hour. I asked […]

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Awards and other stuff

Posted by mcm0704 on July 6, 2010 |

I love having company. When our whole family gets together we have a great time. We eat lots of delicious food that everyone pitches in to prepare. We play lots of games. If weather permits we go to the lake and play in the water. We eat more delicious food…. That was pretty much the […]

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The Real Alice in Wonderland

Posted by mcm0704 on July 4, 2010 |

Cathy Rubin co-author of The Real Alice in Wonderland contacted me recently with an interesting bit of trivia. American Independence Day and Alice in Wonderland share the same birthday. So, I not only share my birthday with my country, I share it with a timeless story. According Cathy, Friday July 4, 1862 is credited with […]

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Special Surprise Tomorrow

Posted by mcm0704 on July 3, 2010 |

The Fourth of July is my birthday. For years I thought all the fireworks and picnics and parades were just for me, and, boy, did I feel important. Then I found out that 99.99 percent of the American public was celebrating Independence Day, and just my family cared about my birthday. When I matured, just […]

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Exciting News

Posted by mcm0704 on July 2, 2010 |

I just received a message informing me that the cover for my book, PLAY IT AGAIN SAM has won the June Classic Cover Contest at the ClassicRomanceRevival Web site. As the site name implies, it promotes novels of the more classic romance style in varying degrees of “sweet” “sexy” and “sensual.” The authors affiliated with […]

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A Little Clarification on Separation of Church and State

Posted by mcm0704 on July 1, 2010 |

Right up front, let me say that this post is not intended to stir a debate about religion, forms of religion, or which religion is the best. My personal beliefs are that everyone is entitled to believe, or not believe, and one right does not trump another. That said, I do want to talk about […]

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