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Ah, old age... always learning no matter what!

Love the serial, and am glad you're keeping us engaged. Part 4 to come!

For some reason, while reading it, I find myself thinking: "Willllsonnnn!!!" 😂

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Still enjoying the journey on the island with Amelia. Looking forward to part 4.

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Feb 1Liked by Mark Starlin

Amazing Scientific Facts - That’s because the Earth loves you too much to let you fall.

Strangeness - There’s a cat near the tree!

Long Live The Storytellers - The world is better off thanks to storytellers. Also, you teach guitar for a living? That’s really cool!

Stranded On A Deserted Island • Part 3 - All this “future talk” makes me realize how insane our technology is. It’s really easy to take for granted how much we can do on computers and phones nowadays.

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Absolutely loved the Storyteller story, Mark! Young as I am the David Cassidy joke was as lost on me as it was on Amelia 😂😂 until I googled him, that is.

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Jan 31Liked by Mark Starlin

loved the scientific fact and can't wait to hear what happens to you and Amelia next

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1. I just cannot imagine how the desert island piece will end, but I do know that it will reveal a lot about Mark Starlin. Looking forward to that.

2.) "I am fortunate that I can write for the pure joy of creativity and the pleasure of a small audience that enjoys what I write." Amen to that. I went commercial with my music for a few years, and I learned that when your "art" becomes a profession a lot of the simple joy walks out the door.

3.) Regarding your line "Wisdom comes with age." I personally have a lot of age, and can still be incredibly stupid. However, now I recognize it. I couldn't when I was young. Just saying.

4.) Loved the photo of the Isle of Skye. Thanks

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Long live the storytellers!

Mark, I’m really enjoying your serial story. I think it’s a great addition to the newsletter, and fits what you’re doing perfectly. Receiving it in small bits makes it easily digestible, and your “refreshers” bring me right back into the story. Excellent stuff! I look forward to more!

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Jan 30Liked by Mark Starlin

Long live story tellers!

Especially you and me, Mark.

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"Ahhh," she said, rubbing her hands together in glee. "Secret vaults are my forte! But I am very busy, so hurry!"

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Wouldn’t that be something! If someone from the past were to show up with me on a deserted island, I would’ve liked to meet Mark Twain.

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I always wonder about how cool it would be to see todays world through the eyes of someone from the past! Do you think someone from Ancient Rome would see a rollercoaster and think it was some sort of flying beast? I wonder...

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Wisdom does come with age 😂

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I am hooked on the island story. I have some thoughts on where this is going, but I will wait to see if I am correct.

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Jan 30Liked by Mark Starlin

And where can one get their hands on The Starlin Book Of Amazing Scientific Facts You Might Not Know? Cause there are lots of things I don't know!

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Got halfway round the block, shouting at the top of my voice, ‘long live the storytellers!’ when the police car screeched to a halt. Sorry, Mark, I had to give them your name as my inspiration. [just between us, this is really a story]

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Jan 30Liked by Mark Starlin

Amazing Facts: love the photo, glad you found an appropriate, um, fact to go with it.

Strangeness: Yup!

Storytellers: Awwww! 💚💚💚

Island Pt 3: Is there bamboo growing? Because you can do anything with bamboo. Build a hut. Build an exercise bike. Build an entertainment system. Can’t fix a boat, alas, but it’s bamboo, not magic. (source: Gilligan’s Island)

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