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New contribution to Totally Novel on writing, update on Sweet Sixteen Killer

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I've been pretty quiet lately on the blog, sorry about that. I've been laying mostly low, though I did recently begin contributing to a new website for writers and readers called Totally Novel. My first contribution for members of the site is a post I titled 3 things that prevented me from writing a novel. To read the post, sign up for a free trial. Take a look around and if you don't wanna stay, don't renew membership. That said, it's a pretty cool effort being put together by a former Google+ member like myself. As a matter of fact there are several members on the site from the old Google+ days. (Side note: there is a free membership option)
I will be contributing to the Totally Novel blog bi-monthly for now. My next addition will be in August. I'm super excited for the site and I hope you can come join us and become a part of the groups, forums, blog, workshops, and more. 
All that said, I haven't given up here. This is still my primary site and blog. 👊

7 Transgressions of Marley, Chapter 1

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Chapter 1
Now Jon Marley had only been working at the Salvador Institute for one year, three months, two weeks, four days, nine hours, twenty-three minutes and fourteen seconds. It was his first job since graduating with his bachelors from Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in 2004, and he was fairly satisfied with it. It was mostly sitting behind a desk and doing petty jobs for his boss, Mr. George Salvador. Occasionally, he accompanied him around St. Louis to jot down notes he’ll verbally toss at him or stuff others will say to Mr. Salvador—and then, he has to type the notes up back at his desk, Email a digital copy to Mr. Salvador and place a printed hard-copy into his inbox. Jon often wondered if Mr. Salvador ever looked at those notes and was constantly annoyed by having to print a hard-copy.

Really, though, Jon envied the others of his class who got to go on business trips with Mr. Salvador. Sure it was the same job, but at least in your down tim…

7 Transgressions of Marley, Chapter 1

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Chapter 1
Now Jon Marley had only been working at the Salvador Institute for one year, three months, two weeks, four days, nine hours, twenty-three minutes and fourteen seconds. It was his first job since graduating with his bachelors from Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in 2004, and he was fairly satisfied with it. It was mostly sitting behind a desk and doing petty jobs for his boss, Mr. George Salvador. Occasionally, he accompanied him around St. Louis to jot down notes he’ll verbally toss at him or stuff others will say to Mr. Salvador—and then, he has to type the notes up back at his desk, Email a digital copy to Mr. Salvador and place a printed hard-copy into his inbox. Jon often wondered if Mr. Salvador ever looked at those notes and was constantly annoyed by having to print a hard-copy.

Really, though, Jon envied the others of his class who got to go on business trips with Mr. Salvador. Sure it was the same job, but at least in your down tim…