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David S. Atkinson is the author of books such as "Roses are Red, Violets are Stealing Loose Change from my Pockets While I Sleep" (forthcoming July 1, 2018), "Apocalypse All the Time," and the Nebraska book award winning "Not Quite so Stories." He is a Staff Reader for "Digging Through The Fat" and his writing appears in "Spelk," "Jellyfish Review," "Thrice Fiction," "Literary Orphans," and more. His writing website is http://davidsatkinsonwriting.com/. ...more

Ideas For Things To Do At Home While Isolating Day Two Hundred And Nineteen

Ideas for things to do at home while isolating day two hundred and nineteen: Finally take a hiatus from the blog you’ve been doing it every day for over eleven years.











We’ll see if I come back to this. I might not. I screws up the daily isolating bit, but by all rights we should have been done with that long ago if people were willing to do what it took to end this.

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Bones Buried in the Dirt

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Joseph Michael Owens Well that too! He wrote his non-sci-fi stuff as ["just"] Iain Banks and his sci-fi stuff as Iain M. Banks, which never made much sense to me as far as real name/pseudonym relationships usually go, but hey, whatevz!!

David wrote: It did, but it didn't say why. I figured it was just because I need to read Iain Banks. "


message 4: by David

David Joseph wrote: "Did my rec. for
The Player of Games
come through? It didn't let me explain why I was rec'ing. it lol!!"


It did, but it didn't say why. I figured it was just because I need to read Iain Banks.


message 3: by Joseph (last edited Jun 25, 2013 03:21PM)

Joseph Michael Owens Did my rec. for The Player of Games come through? It didn't let me explain why I was rec'ing. it lol!!


message 2: by David

David Richard wrote: "The "about me" section on your profile is hilarious. Wish I'd thought of that!"

Why, thank you.


Richard The "about me" section on your profile is hilarious. Wish I'd thought of that!


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