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Where to go???

This post is a bit late, mostly because I’ve been so wrapped up in my edits, I’d lost all track of time. It seems the Blizzard of the Century passed me right by, not that I’d notice either way. The … Continue reading

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Playlists and Writing…

C.E. Grundler I’ve got a strange and eclectic mix of music on my phone, but don’t look at me — it’s not all mine. Really, it isn’t! You see, I like to write with headphones on, blocking unwanted distractions and … Continue reading

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Midnight On The Bay

by John Urban (A summer evening at rest; Cuttyhunk Harbor, Buzzards Bay) As I sat down to write today’s post I read Christine Kling’s most recent blog entry once again. It’s dark here at home and the stars I see … Continue reading

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How do you to Carnegie Hall?

C.E. Grundler Conventional wisdom tells that it takes approximately 10,000 hours of practice to master something. The concept known as the 10,000 Hour Rule contends that success is a direct result of relentless practice. It doesn’t matter what the pursuit, … Continue reading

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Gerda

Gerda. It’s a lovely name, don’t you think. The Gerda III – a lovely name and a lovely boat. In early December of last year I began work at Mystic Seaport. Mystic, a maritime museum housing a collection of more … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

C.E. Grundler I love New Years Day. January 1st always holds a special place in my heart…technically, January 2nd, but New Years Day is close enough. It’s not for any particular traditions, in fact New Years Eve has always been … Continue reading

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Christmas – Content is King

Content is King. Ted Turner was the first to speak these words, back in the 1980s, and it is no less true today. Technology remains exciting to us all, but content is still the thing. Smart phones of all sizes … Continue reading

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Immersion and mis-estimates…

  C.E. Grundler For the last few weeks I’ve been neck deep in a round of edits so immersive that it’s all I can do sometimes to pull myself free and return to the ‘real’ world. I’ve been working in … Continue reading

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Unusual Writing Aids…

C.E. Grundler In a quest to maximize writing productivity, which of these items do you think is LEAST CONDUCIVE for increasing focus, flow, and overall output? A.) Caffeine B.) A cottage on Walden Pond C.) An eight week old puppy. Seems … Continue reading

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Distracted Driving – Land & Water

Distracted driving. Could the problem get any worse? Erratic lane changes, oncoming traffic bearing down on you, last minute braking. It seems the only remaining hope we have is that all these drivers will some day hit the road simultaneously … Continue reading

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