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A Dog’s Guide To Humans: Piddle & Doody

You might want to go relieve yourself before you start reading this dispatch. Of all the things I’ve observed about humans, the most perplexing is their attitude toward their own bodies and natural processes. Honest to Dog, it’s confounding. I’ll … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Guide To Humans: Sleep

As with so many things, humans have a strange relationship with their own bodies (just wait until I get to humans and elimination. Oh my dog, that’s a whole subject in itself).  They are so uncomfortable in their own skins … Continue reading

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Writer’s Gold

That’s what I call it, “writer’s gold,” when you meet someone who enjoys your writing. Writing is such a solitary art. It’s ceremonial. Writers have their traditions, habits and rituals. For me, it’s turning the lights low, getting a cup … Continue reading

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Arts Life — Dispatches From The Trenches #4

Here’s the final dispatch in this series (until we learn more)… the last part of Why Should Anyone Give A Rat’s? Advice Gleaned From The Gatekeepers: 3) Know who you’re talking to. Before you submit a story idea or send … Continue reading

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Arts Life — Dispatches From The Trenches #3

Continuing with Lesson #2, Why Should Anyone Give A Rat’s? or What The Gatekeeper Wishes You Knew: 2) Think like your audience. A producer put it best… “Put yourself in my listener’s shoes. Why should he care?” I’ve been told … Continue reading

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