James Charles

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As a child, I escaped into stories. As an adult, I escape into stories when I read, and when I write.

A veteran of the United States Army, I was an educator for the Los Angeles School District in various capacities for thirty years. An active member of professional writing organizations, I have two eBooks published by a small press. I now live on the Big Island of Hawaii and have a sweeping Historical/Romance in the works.

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And Another One Gone…

Donald Sutherland is gone. I saw him on stage at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles years ago in a play. What can one...

I like this. You like that.

Food, travel, books, movies, television shows, and on…and on… A family member of mine doesn’t like avocado. Won’t dip his chip into guacamole. YUM. A...

Not the Typical (Ugly) American Tourist (I hope).

Ciao. Getting ready for our two-week trip to Northern Italy. Northern Italy you say. What about the rest of Italy? Well, in due course. A...

Writing Distractions. Oh my!

This is my first post on this forum, so I wanted to do something short and light. What types of distractions interrupt you when you’re...

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