Mr. Horne's Book of Secrets

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Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them

Anyone who keeps up with this blog knows my feelings about the way bookstores are being run. Time has not changed my opinion on the matter. However, it occurs to me that there are so many more ways to obtain…
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Hooked on a Feeling: Hope and Despair

Keep turning that chicken.

Netflixing: The Little Prince

The Little Disappointment.

Alcatraz versus The Dark Talent — a Revolution in Writing

I am a fish. Which of course doesn’t mean that I am a literal fish, but it’s something to keep in mind for today’s post, for today I will be talking about a mold-breaking book series—one that takes subversion of…
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The Reader is King

Dr. John Horne again joins us with this rebuttal to my earlier article. He has much to learn.   I’d like to dedicate this post to by brother, Alan, without you, my intended reader, this post would not exist. You…
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The Writer is King

The first law of writing.

Sequelitis

There are only three more entries in the¬†Hooked on a Feeling miniseries. I’m telling you this for a number of reasons. Perhaps the most important is that I want you to know that the series will not last forever. And,…
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A Child Called “Disappointment”

If you’re anything like me, you feel that the Harry Potter series ended too soon. Just imagine what might have been. I mean, the world that was introduced over the course of the series was definitely larger than could be…
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EXP

John Grisham was a trial lawyer. Ernest Hemingway was an ambulance driver in World War I. Theodore Seuss Giesel stole Christmas eight years in a row. These are¬†great authors, and all were blessed with the gift of experience. It is…
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