Doug Lefler

Monthly Archives: December 2009

Season’s Greetings

December 24, 2009

(reposted from sevenextraordinarythings.com)   Merry Christmas Buon Natale Fröhliches Weihnachten Joyeux Noël Feliz Navidad

The Peril of Originality

December 21, 2009

(reposted from sevenextraordinarythings.com)   I’ve known would-be writers who never got their first sentence on paper because they couldn’t find an opening line that had not been written before.  The problem with originality is that it is an adjective other people use to describe your work.  You shouldn’t use it yourself.  If you are writing

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Lynn’s Garden

December 10, 2009

(reposted from sevenextraordinarythings.com)   Sometimes I worry about my wife’s fascination with the predatory insects she finds in her garden.