Mr. Horne's Book of Secrets

Philosophy

The Writer as Educator

Perilous waters to swim in.

Why I Won’t be Seeing Wonder Woman in the Theater

Sorry that I can’t join the fun…

A Unified Theory of Poetry, Part 3

Poetry is a palindrome.

Ode to Mr. Devil’s Advocate

As a writer, it is often easy to overlook the fundamental principles of… Mr. Devil’s Advocate: “Ugh.” The fundamental principles of… Mr. DA: “Uuuugh.” Because a writer is basically a… Mr. DA: “UUUuuugh.” Something eating you, Mr. Devil’s Advocate? Mr. DA:…
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Hollywood has an Iconography Problem

Have you ever noticed how Jesus is everywhere? And I don’t mean “everywhere” in the sense that He’s divinely omnipresent. No, I mean the other kind of everywhere—specifically, I am talking about movies. Because people are putting Him in movies.…
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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.

The Birth of Tragedy

Once again, Dr. John Horne joins us on Mr. Horne’s Book of Secrets. He has a PhD in marine biology and writes in a variety of genres.   Right now I’m reading The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Nitzsche. I’m not…
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