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More reflections on David’s Daily Journal

David Gane
David Gane
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David from the future: David's Daily Journal is now defunct. See the 20/ New Directions newsletter for more information.


After yesterday’s David's Daily Journal (or whatever it ends up being called), I feel like more context and writing is required. I also haven’t decided if I need to separate and consider each piece, or if collections of ideas can mingle together.


I am also trying to make sense of what exactly should be included. At the moment, this is for me—a place for all the things that cross my transom.


Until then, I am going to continue to dump my pile-up of links on here until I find a better path.


I must say, looking at this format after the fact, it seems very suitable to my writing style.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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