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Writing Books Makes You Better at Christmas Shopping

No, really. It may be hard to swallow, but if you keep an open mind, it isn’t hard to see why practicing this makes you better at this Not that anyone needs more reasons to write books, but the upsides of the…
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Hooked on a Feeling: Hope and Despair

Keep turning that chicken.

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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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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