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I Scoop Jasper Fforde

Early in 2010 I wrote a blog post about a character I saw at a local coffee shop, cleverly disguising the name and location of the coffee shop by referring to it as Stubbs. Imagine my surprise this week when … Continue reading

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Squirrel-Reducing Software

I do most of my self-assigned writing—as opposed to client work—at coffee shops, where I can focus on fiction or the occasional poem without the distraction of everything that isn’t getting done around the house. The strategy usually pays off, … Continue reading

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Made for Each Other

Conversation overheard today in a coffee shop I will call Stubbs, where I go when the walls start to close in on me at home: Man at the next table, 25–30, skinny 1950s build, sharp lean face that reminds me … Continue reading

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