"You are only here once. Make it count. Touch the lives of others." -JB Morris

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“I absolutely loved JB’s narrative voice.”

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    STORY IDEAS FOR YOUR NEXT NOVEL I have more ideas in my head than years left to write them. I think they have potential and, hooked up with the right person, could make a great story. Maybe they will light a spark and become your next best seller. WHAT IF — A person opened an […]

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    FOR THE NEW WRITER ARE FREE BOOKS THE ROAD TO SUCCESS?   WHOA! I am not attacking you or anyone who elects to give a book away for free. More power to you if it helps build your platform. There is nothing wrong with pursuing the goal of becoming a recognized, successful writer. This blog […]

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    ROMAN TEXT INTERNAL DIALOGUE   I love change. About as much as I do a headache. You take a known process that gets the job done and change it into confusion and frustration. I know, I know, it’s called progress. You have no choice. Do you want to stick with a Royal Typewriter or use […]

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    THREE SPECIAL LADIES PJ WEBB LYNN LAMB LAURIE VINCENT     In all my years in business, government and politics, I discovered a competitive heart; a cold heart; and a cutthroat heart. I discovered a giving heart when I decided to become serious about my lifetime passion with writing. I want to single out three […]

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    IS AMERICA BROKEN?   Tragedy continues unabated. Orlando—Las Vegas—Chicago—Dearborn—Palmdale—Hayward—Yonkers—Barstow—Portage—Opa-Locka—Kansas City—Minneapolis—Oakland—Denver—Washington DC—Dallas Long list. And yes, there’s more locations. Demonstrators are chanting, “BLACK LIVES MATTER.” on the evening news. Yes, black lives matter. But dammit, ALL LIVES MATTER. There are bad police officers. There are also a hell of a lot of good cops. Let’s get […]

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    AGE IS A NUMBER— NOT A FRAME OF MIND I plan to attend the Oregon 2016 Willamette Writers Conference at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel on August 12-14. Included on the agenda is the opportunity to meet and pitch to agents. I decided last year that 2016 was the year to pitch to agents and […]

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    THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LYING I told a lie the other day. A big one. It’s haunted me ever since. Why is the truth so hard? Sound familiar? I told myself I shouldn’t have lied. That’s another lie. I had no choice. That’s a hell of a lousy excuse. All of this got me […]

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    WHY IS AMERICA SO ANGRY I slipped the other day and found myself in an argument. Arguing is not my nature. Still it happened. My position was simple. I objected to labeling people with profane names because they take the other side of an issue. The experience left me in a funk. It was a stupid, unnecessary […]

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    A TOUGH LESSON FOR WRITERS— SAYING NO TO SOCIAL MEDIA   Jane Friedman tossed out an idea for writers that merits serious consideration. Writing in Jane’s Blog on March 3, 2016, she said, “I recommend that as soon as you find out about a new social media service, join it.” Jane’s point is well-taken. The benefits […]

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    BURNING THE FLAG IS FREE SPEECH   I recently watched protesters on television burning the American flag at a political rally. It made me sick to see the flag burned with such disrespect. No! This is not a political rant on Hillary vs Trump. GOD KNOWS, I  think many of us have already overdosed on […]

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