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The world as I see it

June 16, 2016 LifeWriting  No comments

Some rough-cut pictures I took of places that inspired me before and during the Running to Stand Still writing process.

 

Lake St. Clair. On a chilly November afternoon.Not frozen over here, but beautiful, none the less. 

 

Downtown Detroit bar. Before the Twenty One Pilots concert at the Fox. The bartender who served us that night inspired the character of Jacob in the book.

 

Wayne State University.My alma mater. View of downtown from top of parking garage. 

 

Harper Woods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kind of how I picture

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Chapter One & Chapter Two from upcoming NA Romance book

December 31, 2015 Writing  2 comments

*Not finalized version, apologies for any incorrect spellings or grammar. psst. Prologue not included 

 

Chapter One

Collin

December 31st

            There was just something about her.

            It struck me when I saw her; pulling into the small back parking lot of the bar my three roommates insisted I got to early to secure a table for tonight.

            Fuckers were lucky I had the day off and was bored out of my skull by the time seven o’clock rolled around.

            I pressed lightly on the breaks of my truck when I saw her slam the driver’s door of an old Jeep Cherokee shut and start walking towards the door, her dark hair blowing out behind her.

            She looked up at me and paused when she

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