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Tag Archive: Mr. Devil’s Advocate

A Unified Theory of Poetry, Part 1

Great poets aren’t great novelists, and vice versa.

The Strange Case of Dr. Heliogabalus

How monsters are made.

A Guide to Pronunciation Symbols

You’re in for a real treat today.

The Blog Turns 100 Today

We owe our longevity to pork rinds and caramel.

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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Do Not Take Your Six-Year-Old to See a PG-13 Movie

I shouldn’t have to point this out.

The Writer is King

The first law of writing.

Hooked on a Feeling: Love

A lot easier than it looks.

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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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