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Rappahannock Dreams: A Sort of Homecoming

I was such a weird nerdy kid growing up. When I was┬áthirteen I was briefly admitted to Mary Washington Hospital due to a football injury. I remember this really nice nurse having small talk with me, trying to ease my … Continue reading

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Speaking of Metaphors: Randy’s Writing Tips

One of my readers recently wrote and asked me why do I seem to use metaphors a lot in my novels. I replied with this simple statement, “Metaphors make the reader think from a different angle.” I further went on … Continue reading

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A Janitor’s Dream

Regardless of what job you’re currently doing to pay your bills, support your family and yourself, always make sure that you’re also taking some time to nurture and cater to your own personal dreams and goals as well. Every day, … Continue reading

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Writing Tip: Take The Metro

If your words and thoughts aren’t flowing, and you feel yourself slipping deeper into writers’ block, take my advice: Park the car and take the metro. Too often we isolate ourselves from the very world in which we are writing … Continue reading

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Understanding Turtles

A few years ago, I remember telling my friend that I was thinking about writing a story about a character named Turtle. She misunderstood me and replied, “Randy, I know that you love to write but I didn’t know that … Continue reading

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Staying Humble

No, I don’t drive a fancy car or have an assistant or an entourage. Instead, my riches come from my readers who take the time to send me an email with a question or two about my writings and sometimes … Continue reading

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Blessings: A Good Day

BLESSINGS: A Good Day It would be an absolute lie if I said that I’d never dreamed of seeing one of my books on the New York Times Best Sellers List. I think that it’s every writer’s dream to have … Continue reading

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