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Terry Odell's Writings

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Dec.05.2008
Meet Frankie Castor ... And Molly "Yes?" I say when my secretary calls. I have a break between appointments, and I'm trying to refine some of my yet-to-be-discovered heroine's goals, motivations and conflicts. "We might have a problem with the next applicant," she says. I consult my list. Frances Marie Castor. Four o'clock. So far, all I've...
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Dec.03.2008
Meet Ryan Harper As soon as he opens the door to my office, I'm sure there's been a mistake. "I'm Ryan Harper, ma'am," he says. I check the list my secretary gave me first thing this morning. No mistake. Number five just left, and number six is definitely Ryan Harper. I give him my, Thanks for coming smile. The one that I normally flash as they leave,...
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Jul.11.2008
Decisions   Samantha picked up her chopsticks, scooped a portion of wasabi from her plate and began stirring and pounding the green paste into the saucer of soy sauce. "So, what do you think?" she asked her dining companion. "You know you have to figure that one out for yourself. Nobody can make those decisions for you." Samantha moved...