Author Archives: fogwood214

Writing on Research: Cleaning a Hand Gun, Glock Field Strip

  How to Clean Your Handgun (gunsandammo.com) A detailed, step by step article on cleaning a handgun. The Glock Field Strip Disassembly (glockmeister.com) A simple, consice breakdown of a Glock handgun with pictures and labeled parts. There are many other webpages and … Continue reading

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Writing on Research: Shoes (Italian, Platform vs. Wedge)

Sometimes I end up ​doing half an hour of research for one sentence. Sometimes the process frustrates me, but in the end I get the satisfaction of knowing that part, at least, wasn’t made up.   Top Ten Italian Shoemakers (italymagazine.com) … Continue reading

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Out of the Archives: Redundant Man (Comic)

Here I am, four months of morning sickness later! Baby #6 is healthy and kicking away, and I am feeling better and slowly edging my way back into routine. And writing. I didn’t do any writing for four months, but it … Continue reading

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Writing on Research: Car Crash (Broadside/ T-Bone, SUV)

One of my books begins with a broadside crash involving an SUV, but since I’ve never been in a crash or seen much outside of movies, I needed to learn more about the physics involved, common injuries, and how do … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday: Ailish and the Rat

Click here to read about my FF Keyword Challenge. Keywords: Vegan, Beach, Dogs Ailish and the Rat “I love running. I absolutely love running!” Ailish exclaimed. Her paws dug into the warm sand, propelling her forward with ever increasing speed. … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction, Keyword Challenge

I’ve been thinking for a while that I need to get some actual writing on my blog, not just “here’s what I’m working on” or sharing research finds. Trouble is, I don’t have much in the short story department, and … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of Where I Write

For 1 hour a day, occasionally 1 1/2 hours. Because nap time is it. That’s all I get. You see, I have 5 kids ranging in age from 18 months to 8 years. Before I took on the more daunting … Continue reading

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