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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: Goodbye Summer
    Hello and Happy September! 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 know I'm in a small minority, but I'm always so happy to see summer come to a close. I […]
    Julie Flanders
  • Write...Edit....Publish: Reunions
    The Last ReunionOscar opened the door to the party room at the Cincinnati senior center and prepared for one final reunion with his World War II buddies. They’d been infantry men, part of A Company of the 1st battalion, 116th regiment. They’d been among the first to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day, going ashore […]
    Julie Flanders
  • 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

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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  • “Hitler and Wittgenstein” / Memorable Fancies #1969 September 19, 2017
    In the old archives and now online, there’s a class photo taken in 1904 at the Realschule in Linz. Adolf Hitler is seated in one row, Ludwig Wittgenstein in the row below and to Hitler’s right. Between them there is another student, a good-looking young man with a small chin and pale face. Let’s consider […]
  • “Self-Made” / Memorable Fancies #1968 September 18, 2017
    [“manufacturing our private selves…” – Susan Sontag] There’s a self-factory over in the industrial park. You can have a new self made for you there, built out of parts (all organic!). For an extra fee, the factory will recycle your old self, pass it off to others as – their own new self.
  • “The Two Angels” / Memorable Fancies #1930 September 17, 2017
    [“They say that they have two angels within them, one bad, one good.” ― The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (1300-1399)] I overhear their conversations, these angels; usually they disagree on everything, but about me there is – an unsettling unanimity … Filed under: -