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Luke's brother Cody went missing four years ago. The police could't find him. Neither could search and rescue. Everyone believed he got lost or died in an accident in the woods. Years later Luke thinks he found something to prove what happened. Maybe Cody had been right all along. The mythological monster was real. Luke and his buddy Nick travel deeper into the woods to find out.

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

My New Way of Wriitng

A new way I've been writing is on my Blackberry. I'm not saying it's ideal, but you'd be surprised how fast you can get used to the little keyboard. I was a skeptic myself. It fits into my busy life. The other day I was waiting for an order to come out in a restaurant for about 10 minutes. I pulled out my blackberry and wrote quite a few long paragraphs while I waited. I use the time I'm not writing to solidify what I'm going to write next, so when I finally have even ten minutes to write, the words just fly out. I used to always try to carry note cards and pen, but they're easy to lose. In my blackberry, I just hit save, or email it to myself, and it's backed up. Also, since it's my phone, I always have it with me. No more notes on scraps of paper! I wrote this very blogpost from my Blackberry.


  1. Et tu, Dan? Sheesh, I guess I'm going to have to enter this century at some point. I've actually thought about getting me one of those new fandangle things a number of times. I carry a small pad of paper and write when I'm in line too. I don't lose the pad but I have to write really small to fit all that I want to write on that itty bitty little pad...sure would be nice if I had a virtual endless pad. ;)

  2. You don't know how pumped I am that you're commenting on my writing blog. How did you find it? I'm really curious. Once I release my first novel as a podcast I expect much more traffic, but until then, I only expected friends, and they never leave comments :) Its really nice having a word processor in my pocket.

  3. It's me! Nila White (tmso, froghopper, N.E. White, etc.) from Critters. I go by a lot of different nicknames. Sorry for the confusion.

  4. Ah! Cool. Now I want to go see which story was yours that I critiqued a while back. Happy writing!

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  6. remember Mice, not Dragons. It's one of the best critters stories I've read, I've only been doing it for a few months now, but still, that's a lot when you do at least one story a week. I'm not just saying that, I really enjoyed your story. I look forward to reading more, and now I know what name to look for on critters! :)