Freedom Is Coming: Click here to read a “Penny Willan and the Well” Excerpt!

“So drop in your penny, whenever you’re ready, and wish for all you could dream. Wishes come with a price, so please, think twice, Envy will tear you apart till you scream.”

A. Lee Brock

I have always gloried in/at the written word, and for a very special reason.

When I was younger, I stuttered. Badly. I have long since outgrown the worst of that malady, however there are still times I struggle to make the words come out exactly the way I want them to. When I’m overly tired, or stressed about one thing or another, it’s like my tongue swells in my mouth and decides, “Nah, I don’t feel like working anymore today. I’m going to go take a nap.” Grrr.

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At times like these it can sound like I have downed a fifth of Jack Daniels, while never having had a drop.

Depressing.

There are moments when it seems like my brain is this large, open end of a funnel, and my mouth has this tiny, tapered opening. I have so much I want to say (all the time…

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Tears, idle tears… Some memories tear you apart!

“Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.”
― Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

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“He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.”
― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera