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Can You See Me? Took on a life of it's own!



Those who have been following this blog page for a while probably know that the short stories told by me, are written and published as a first draft.

The story "Can You See Me?" just decided to take on a life of it's own. I want to conclude it at chapter eleven, so I've decided to leave a lot out and conclude it for now.

Maybe one day, I will have the time and inclination to publish it as a commercial project. Or, a book publisher will commission me to write it properly. Destiny will decide what happens. 

The next chapter will not really be the end of the story, just the start. 

As you write on the cuff, it's easy to go off track if you're not careful. Also the various twists and turns of my tale took on a life of it's own as I've said and, my research is now screaming at me to turn it into a full length novel. I'm considering this very seriously.

I don't want those who have been faithfully following the story to get disillusioned. For them, I'll conclude the tale by going off on a tangent for now. 

My instinct is to take my time and release the last chapter only when I'm sure that I won't give anything away, avoid spoiling the tale for those who will later read a full length version of the yarn.

Content is consumed at an unbelievable rate online. Everyone loves a freebie I suppose, and as much as I like to entertain those who have loyally stuck with me, I still have to consider the most important individual in this whole project. Me!

While you wait, please visit my site on ReverbNation http://www.reverbnation.com/Bodederek and listen to some informal music. Music written and recorded on the cuff and also as a first draft, similar to the short stories. Can You See Me? Has decided, it doesn't want to be a short story. I have to accept this, you see, the story has become the boss. 

Believe it or not, these ditties both at ReverbNation and Soundcloud are composed and recorded as is. No multi-takes, just me, naked and vulnerable to the world, published for better or worse, warts and all with no editing and hardly ever mixed. All the instruments are played by me (one take each), sung a lot of the time in the morning while my voice is still cold as long as my feel for the vibe remain intact. It's my very own way of testing myself, my own technique at reassurance that it could never get worse than it is. For what it's worth, "it is what it is". You probably need a lot of cojones to pull this off, I think I've got that in abundance.

Please be patient, No 11 will be published soon. I have other stories I want to spin for you, my loyal readers, fans, followers and followees'. The journey continues and the tales and the music shall never end as long as I exist on this plane of existence. You are all valuable to me, more valuable than any financial consideration. 

We shall talk soon.

'Bodederek

PS. If you're a story teller and you have a yarn of your own you'd like to share, please contact me.

Once again, thanks for being here!




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