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JUST A STRANGER ON A BUS

My Labyrinth Creators Journal has one more angle to explore on that old piece I wrote for a writing group’s assignment “Anna’s Lost Little Boy.” This one mines a PBS special that I still value “The Question of God.” We look through the eyes of Freud and C.S. Lewis and I treat you to an exclusive look at my unpublished literary fictional memoir, “More Than This.” Come to the Immortal artist in New Orleans to visit and read!

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My latest Labyrinth Project Creators Journal continues the dissection of a piece I penned for my first writers’ group, that involved my Mother’s untimely death when I was fifteen, and subsequent wonder about visits from the beyond. The whole thing leads to some ersatz advice from a writing “mentor,” hahahaha.

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MY HEART BELONGS TO MAMMY

Since my latest Labyrinth Project Creators Journal went up yesterday, I’ve had the most moving outpouring of support and kindness that I’ve experienced with my blog to date. This one centers around a non-fiction piece I did to satisfy an assignment in my very first adult Writers Group. The “story” consisted of a reminiscence about the death of my Mother when I was quite young, and how often since I’ve felt I was being contacted by her from the spirit world. Read about “Anna’s Lost Little Boy” and enjoy the brief Journal that thousands have discovered.

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IN THE HELL ZONE

Inferno by Dante has such a cool hierarchy of demons and lost souls, grouped by their major sins and the punishment metered out for said offenses. This Labyrinth Project Creators Journal is about a story I’ve worked on forever, involving a guy’s commute home, a global disaster, and the manifestation of these tiers of Hell here on Earth. I also talk about writing “in the zone” and other twists of my tale “Peeling Down the Layers.”

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While thinking about a story of mine that has been 15 years in gestating, I got off the subject exploring instead my extreme interest in writing about sex behind closed doors. What people get up to fascinates me, especially where the brain is involved. This Labyrinth Project Creators Journal will make you think about how your romance is going, hahaha. Read the blog that is always brief, always stimulating and join over 2000 lovers around the world.

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Once again a story of mine has been accepted as exclusive content for Crystal Lake Publishing’s Patreon page:

More voodoo stories! Voodoo entry 2 of 15: “Resurrection Cemetery” by Richard Alan Scott

“This pissed-off bride ain’t letting DEATH ruin her big day, nuh-unh!”

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“Kill your darlings.” That’s how the witty and urbane writer Dorothy Parker described the feeling behind having to slice, dice and lose chunks of one’s own work, chunks the writer may love intensely and feel make the work “ME.” We all go through it, but it doesn’t make it easier, as I explore in the Labyrinth Creators Journal over at the Immortal Artist. Bear with me as you double your pleasure, double your fun, with this voyage inside my head at twice the usual length.

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PAPA CAN YOU HEAR ME?

Watching Ken Burns’ definitive documentary on arguably America’s greatest 20th Century writer, someone who also writes can not help but think of the similarities and wide gaps between himself and the man. Ernest Hemingway developed a larger than life persona while privately he was quite torn, unhappy and confused sexually. The Labyrinth Creators Journal goes into some of my random thoughts and gets personal for both of us. Read the short, thoughtful blog that has 1600 dedicated visitors.

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THE NAME GAME

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Do any other writers enjoy coming up with names for people, places and things as much as I do? I love doing cultural research, mining my family tree, and giving real people and places better names than they have. Join in reading the Labyrinth Creators Journal that has thousands asking, “How does Richard Alan Scott do it?” Also “How do you think he comes up with those great names for stuff?”

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