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How Barnes and Noble could get its Groove Back

A post dealing with the book industry? How novel. More specifically, this post is entirely about a single bookstore. You know its name. You’ve wandered its shelves. You’ve eaten its brownies. And after eating them, you probably sat at the…
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How I Knew Zootopia was Going to be a Good Movie

This is not a review of Zootopia. And before you get the wrong idea, let me reiterate: this is not a review of Zootopia. I don’t really do a lot of movie reviews on this blog, except in those cases where examining a…
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Something Relevant

Hello, all. This post will be short(ish). I don’t post often, because a part of me wants everything I put here to be somehow profound or thought provoking. But doing this makes the site stagnate. So I need to be a…
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Stephenie Meyer is NOT an Agent of Satan

This is not a post I ever expected to write. This is also not a post I ever expected to read, but if I was going to read it, I would expect it to be written by someone else, hosted on…
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Why Superman Returns is the Best Superman Movie

The world needs the real Superman.

Why I didn’t go to FanX

Hey. Let me begin this post by saying that I love everything about Salt Lake Comic Con. Well, I don’t like the crowds, but that’s hardly relevant. The point is that this post is in no way meant to bash…
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Let’s Legalize Cheating

This blog entry was supposed to be about censorship. All throughout December and into the new year, I was brainstorming a perspective on censorship that would be both powerful and original. I kept putting it off, not really knowing why.…
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On the Coming Extinction of Comcast

I did say, in an earlier post that this blog would be about many different kinds of things, not just writing. And it goes without saying that, apart from being a writer, I am also a consumer. Like you, I…
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Why I Love Editors

I once had a short and sporadic run of volunteering for Leading Edge, BYU’s science fiction periodical. I had heard good things about the publication, and I really needed to get rid of my naivete when it came to the…
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On Having a Day Job

Wouldn’t you love to be something other than just a writer? Of course you wouldn’t! Writing is the greatest job in the world. Once you’ve got that, you would have to be a braindead lunatic to want a different career.…
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