Do Haeng Michael Kitchen

Writer. Attorney. Detroit City FC Til I Die.

Remember these high school assignments: Write a 500-word essay on _____. The struggle.  The agony.  Five hundred words?  How many pages is that?  You’d write something, then count the words.  Only three hundred and ten?  How am I going to add another one hundred and ninety words to that?  (Yes, I know.  Today’s word processors …

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The Saturday of Labor Day Weekend, I was involved in the first car accident since the State of Michigan granted me a driver’s license decades ago.  Fortunately, no one was injured, other than our vehicles. My car was towed to the insurance-covered body shop for assessment.  At first, I thought it was totaled.  I could …

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It was in my hands.  Its soft cover pressed firm against the pages between.  Its title and author matching one of the many listed on the two index cards in my wallet. Then, there was the other one.  Another soft cover.  It was not listed on my index card.  I had come across the Detroit-area …

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Grey Wolfe Publishing’s Diana Plopa interviewed me for their website.  Here is how it begins: GWP: Do you have any writing rituals?  If so, what are they? MK: I don’t have any writing rituals.  All the virgins are safe and won’t be sacrificed to the writing gods on my account. GWP: What are the most …

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November.  It’s an interesting month.  The days grow colder as the darkness grows longer.  We flip our clocks back an hour.  Every November since 2008 I’ve made the pilgrimage to Traverse City, MI for the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan conference.  My birthday falls in November.  And since 2010, I’ve participated in National Novel Writing …

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