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Ubiquitous Bubba (if that's his real name) spends a significant amount of time surrounded by imaginary characters from bizarre universes. He's been known to hold conversations with animals, inanimate objects, and food. These discussions frequently diverge into philosophy, speculations on Reality/Unreality, and the proper role of cheese in society.

Growing up in Texas, he studied the lore of the Storyteller, the mysterious art of the tall tale, and the pervasive universal existence of Bubbas. They're everywhere. As he wandered universes, he discovered that there's always a Bubba around when you need one.

Ubiquitous is also a drummer, who has somewhat narrow and specialized musical tastes. A fan of progressive and hard rock styles, he's als

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Ubiquitous Bubba Leigh, I'm horrified to hear of your distress. You did get more coffee, didn't you? I would hate to imagine the consequences of going without coffee.…moreLeigh, I'm horrified to hear of your distress. You did get more coffee, didn't you? I would hate to imagine the consequences of going without coffee. (shudder)

I gave the story to a pack of imaginary readers and they made a huge mess as well. Of course, they also were rabid otters who love to swim in warm chocolate sauce, roll in powdered sugar, and then dance the macarena while they read. Hopefully, your experience was different. We do not need a resurgence of the macarena.

I am very glad that you enjoyed the story. I loved writing it. Thanks for your note. (Sorry about the cookies, too. I hope they were the kind you only nibble on because a distant relative made them and they want to see you eat their squid loaf. If so, then you're welcome.) (less)
Ubiquitous Bubba The brain can only manage so many concurrent tasks. Stress saps creativity. Hunger and sleep deprivation also slow down my mind. I know some writers…moreThe brain can only manage so many concurrent tasks. Stress saps creativity. Hunger and sleep deprivation also slow down my mind. I know some writers do their best work when they are badly sleep deprived, but I don't work that way. If I'm trying to break through a block, I take the problem/scene/character and submit it to subconscious processing. I'm then free to focus on other things because I know that my mind will keep working on the problem while my conscious mind is effectively running a screen saver. I never know how long it will take, but I know that eventually, the cellar door will creak open and a gnarled bony hand will toss the completed story idea into the sunlight. I'll start writing to see what I've created. It's almost always a surprise.(less)
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I recently shared grilled cheese sandwiches with Imagination. At his insistence, we had to eat while sitting on a hovering porpoise named Gomer. The waitress was not amused.

“Should I be concerned that you’ve been spending more time with Reality lately?” Imagination handed me another half-sandwich. “Your subconscious says that you haven’t been yourself.”

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