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Holding Things Together

[cb_profit_poster Lotto]Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 10:20 a.m. Two steps forward. One step back. That wouldn’t have been acceptable to my high-school football coach. The slogans on Keith Richardson’s locker-room walls gave my latter novel its name. Those slogans … Continue reading

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Yippi-Yi … Ki-Yay!

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:22 p.m. Oliver Hardy would have said, “Another fine mess you’ve got us in,” and called me Stanley. My daddy would’ve said, “If that ain’t a Dutton deal, damned if I’ve seen one.” … Continue reading

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Twisting and Turning All the Way

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Monday, December 9, 2013, 2:31 p.m. I might write a song … about writing a novel. Maybe I can find common ground. I’m not going to plot a song. I’m just going to make some rhymes on … Continue reading

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Friends Called Him ‘Dutch,’ and Surprising No One, It Fit

[cb_profit_poster Storytelling]Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 10:06 a.m. Yesterday Jim McLaurin, fast becoming a regular character in these epistles, predicted that I would write my blog about Elmore Leonard, who died at 87. Jim knows me too well. He … Continue reading

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