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  • The writing life... March 4, 2014
    Starts, stops, lulls, creative sparks, flashes of brilliance, rewrites, doubts, re-dedication and determination, and ultimately writing is happening! Book two is in the works, though painfully slower than I'd hoped...but still faster than book one! Loving the continued support of friends, family, readers, and peers!I have decided to finish writing the complete series and then […]
  • Google me this, Batman? January 3, 2014
    Why are there more than a couple of words in the English language to describe a quantity of "2 or more?"  Aside from the obvious word "two" which can only ever be a quantity of 2, you would think there existed  one more word that could be substituted to specify a quantity of two, and […]
  • I LOVE Barnes & Noble Bookstores December 5, 2013
    I was fortunate enough to be a part of the booksellers "Discovery Friday" event on November 22nd, 2013. I spent the day at the Barnes & Noble in Morrow, GA, where I grew up, and was able to promote and sign books most of the day.  Amy Allen, the CRM at that location, was extremely […]

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  • IWSG & The Amazing Gracie Trilogy by Carol Kilgore
    Hello and Happy July! Today is the day for the monthly meeting of The Insecure Writer's Support Group, founded by our Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh. To view list members and this month's co-hosts, visit the IWSG page here.I don't really have much to say for this month's post, as I'm still working on the same things I […]
    Julie Flanders
  • IWSG: Doing Things You Think You Can't Do
    Hello and Happy June! Today is the day for the monthly meeting of The Insecure Writer's Support Group, founded by our Ninja Captain Alex J. Cavanaugh. To view list members and this month's co-hosts, visit the IWSG page here.Kennecott, AlaskaI took a bit of a break from the blogging world and focused on writing in May and I'm […]
    Julie Flanders
  • My Life at Sweetbrier by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne and Marked Beauty by Sheri Larson
    Hello, all! I'm still focused on writing and taking a break from blogging until the June IWSG, but I wanted to pop in and help spread the word about new books from two great blogging friends. First up, My Life at Sweetbrier by Deanie Humphys-Dunne. I read an advanced copy of this book and it is a […]
    Julie Flanders

RSS John R. McCormick’s Blog

  • Dance & Text November 25, 2015
    In preparing students in the K-12 Dance Education program here at UTM (University of Tennessee Martin) I love exploring with them other ways of reaching students in the class. One way is the use of poetry or some form of writing. By applying their knowledge of either dance techniques or use of choreography with the […]
  • Tea & Writing 2 July 10, 2015
    Well this morning I am drinking my Indian Spice tea. And again my tastes begin to translate the story in my head. So from the last blog entry I gave you all a snippet from my new story it continues like this: “Clara! Are you home? It’s Akiko” Akiko was now my guardian. My mother […]
  • Stream of consciousness July 9, 2015
    Stream of Consciousness created after my father’s passing— when creating this I also thought of my time as a choreographer and what happens to the brain during the creative process– for me so much goes on and I wanted to do something that brought a sense of mystery and whimsy. when writing this new story […]

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  • “in nomine Deus” / Memorable Fancies #1915 July 23, 2017
    Perhaps, long ago, those who taught us about God didn’t get it right. A mistake was made. For millennia now we have called Him by a name that, at best, He doesn’t recognize, and at worst considers an insult. Perhaps “God” is the name of a demon, or a kind of fish. Perhaps that’s why […]
  • “Behind My Back” / Memorable Fancies #1912 July 22, 2017
    [“There again one reaches for definitions and touches darkness.” — W.S. Merwin] The darkness arises from trying to pin down, exactly and precisely, what she said, the meaning of what she said, or they said, the sounds I heard behind my back … thought I heard … Filed under: -
  • “Night-Time” / Memorable Fancies #1912 July 21, 2017
    F1912 The Night “Everyone knows the sun goes down at 6:30 every day,” chided a Nairobi newspaper, cautioning citizens to avoid the desperate night. You and I, so far from the equator, do not have this convenient clock. [above: the special wristwatch made for 38-day months]Filed under: -