The Blog of Daniel

Just my place to write without any delusions of self-importance.

And now the story can be told.

The previous night I had this overwhelming urge to write, but didn't have the first idea what to write about.  Liz suggested that I write a story using the words river, ivory, briars, maps, mermaid, haunted, webs, light, anthracite, apples, tongues, flute, grey, meadow, frozen, touch, and glow.  Thus began the first completely fictional story that I have written since leaving highschool.

My story Ned and the Fat Man is based Ned the Sheep dog, a character created by Laura who became inspired while I was searching for a lost computer in my office.  I chose a dog theme because a dog was the main character in the very first completely fictional story that I wrote at a young age.

For stories, essays and poetry by other writers, take a look at the Writings section on this site.

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