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M.M. Justus

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I am fascinated by the possibilities of what if. The memories of place that some people call ghosts, the mobius effect of time travel. You won’t find vampires or werewolves here. Or horror. I am more interested in the potential effects of the fantastic on normal folks, and in inserting it into well-researched historical events, populated mostly by people who really lived.

My favorite period is the not-so-distant past of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and my favorite place, the one that draws me back over and over again, is Yellowstone National Park. Ten years ago, on a three-month cross-country adventure, I spent five days in Yellowstone, wandering the geyser basins waiting for things to go off. Watching my first-ever er
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M.M. Justus I don't believe in writer's block as a thing in itself. There's always a reason for it, whether it's a character I've been trying to take down a road …moreI don't believe in writer's block as a thing in itself. There's always a reason for it, whether it's a character I've been trying to take down a road s/he doesn't want to go down, or something in my personal life, or anything in between. About the only thing to be done is to figure out what it is, then go back and fix it, or, if it's something in real life like the pneumonia I had in October, wait it out. The words always come back when I do that.(less)
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Much Ado in Montana

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Meg left us peacefully today at 11:00 am PST. I was so blessed to have been with her when she left this world. I am overwhelmed by the love and support she received during her final days and we all have been touched by this incredible woman. She did so many things in 58 years. I know for a fact that she i

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