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The Last Day: Maggie

I always intended to revisit Maggie. Back when I wrote Episode One and John was having that conversation with his wife, I knew that Maggie’s day was a traumatic one (unfortunately for her, it gets worse).

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The Last Day: Avoidance

Almost immediately after publishing Episode One, I set out to write Episode Two. The first four parts came quite easily. But then I paused. My pause seemed to extend passed the normal length of time acceptable to still be considered a pause; I had stopped. It wasn’t writers block. It was avoidance. Episode Two was designed as a new writing challenge. And I had perhaps challenged myself a little too well only two episodes in.

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The Last Day: John

John is an ordinary man. I’m not talking morality tale here, I’m talking about a man who gets up every day and goes to work to provide for his family. I’m talking about a man who met the love of his life, married her and started a family with her. I’m talking about a man who, at his core, is content with his career, has built himself a home and a life, and is happy.

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