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Excerpts of the week: two versions of The Cavalryman’s Saber

Fortunately we writers rewrite. A lot.  Otherwise readers would have to consume the drivel we spew out in our early drafts.  As an example, here is an early draft from the work that eventually became “The Confederate Cavalryman’s Saber.” The … Continue reading

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Done is better than perfect sometimes even applies to writers

Buried in all the articles about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, a mention about a sign on her wall at Facebook that reads “Done is better than perfect” or some such caught my eye.  In the software universe this is the … Continue reading

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