Saturday, June 16, 2012

Housekeeping

I ran into the stunningly beautiful and immensely talented author, Rachel Keener, at the pool the other day. What? You don't frequent pools where gorgeous published authors hang out? Pity you! Not only has Rachel written two excellent novels (that you should buy right now), but she also happens to be one of the nicest people, as evidenced by what she said to me:

"I thought of you the other day. You should write a story for this."

I ignore most advice, but when someone who does what I would like to do (and does it well) tells me something, I tend to listen. So I'm spending the bulk of my writing time over the next few weeks writing a story about sin. Sounds like fun, doesn't it?

This doesn't mean that SFC won't have new content. I wrote a story for a local contest this spring, and will be trotting it out in a series of posts for your reading enjoyment. It's different - no poop or possums or underwear jokes - but I hope you'll like it all the same.

Watch for the first installment this Monday.

Additionally, I'm looking for some guest posters for August. I don't care if you have a blog, don't have a blog, write all the time or have never written more than an email, everyone has a story to tell. I want to hear yours! If you're interested, email me. *UPDATE: Wow! Thank you for the response! I've filled the week with some amazing guest writers. You are all in for a treat! If you'd still like to guest, I'd love to have you some other time. Just drop me an email and we'll work it out.*

I'm having a hard time coming up with a closing for this insanely boring post. 'Thanks for reading!' is super lame, as it 'TTYL!' and 'Later, Gaters!'. Instead, I'll leave you with this video of Marquese "Nonstop" Scott, which you may not have seen if you live under a rock, or someplace like Idaho. (I'm kidding! I love Idaho! Some of my best friends are Idahoan!) My kids (and me, and Sean, and maybe Shutup Roxy) are just entranced by this guy, and we've watched this particular video three or four thousand times. Enjoy!

6 comments:

  1. Rachel Keener!!!!! Love her!

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    1. Me too! I loved "The Memory Thief!!!!"

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  2. That sounds like a friggin' awesome outlet for you. Can I write a possum potty training post for your blog?

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  3. Wow, writing about sin...that should be interesting and I'm looking forward to reading it. I usually do the opposite. My wife says my grammar is awful and I don't know how to use commas, which would mean, I suppose, that I sin while writing! :-)

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  4. Best of luck with the writing. Can't wait to read it! You know we'll always help you out with guest blogs, too, if you're desperate and can't find anything better. ;)

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  5. Good for you, and great for me. I love reading about sin almost as much as I love sinning.

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