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Tag Archive: writing

Follow the Water

Not every story is going to take place in a real-world location. After all, what fun would that be? Because it isn’t enough for most fiction writers to just come up with fictional people. A lot of us have the itch…
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Netflixing: Firefly

The adventures of Jayne Cobb and his band of free men.

Yes, You do have Ideas

A lot of people never succeed at becoming writers. This is not so surprising. Some people don’t have the discipline or the drive. Some people discover that their real passions lie elsewhere. There’s nothing wrong with that. It’s just the…
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Running Late, Again

The next entry in Hooked on a Feeling is still in the works. It’s going to be such a good post that I cannot finish it in one night. Sorry to disappoint. But worry not, for the post will land tomorrow…
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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

Decision by democratic majority vote is a fine form of government, but it’s a stinking way to create. LILLIAN HELLMAN This post is going to be a long one. Just thought I’d let you know in advance. There is much…
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