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Tag Archive: writing

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

The first law of writing.

Sequelitis

There are only three more entries in the Hooked on a Feeling miniseries. I’m telling you this for a number of reasons. Perhaps the most important is that I want you to know that the series will not last forever. And,…
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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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Stakes

A lot of people are interested in writing, but they don’t know where to begin. Now, there are a lot of things about writing that are completely subjective and individual. There are some things that can never be taught. However,…
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Another Miniseries

Sorry for the short post this week, but it does contain some important news. If you’ve been following the blog, then you know that I’ve been experimenting with a new social network called Steemit. And I’ve had a moderate amount…
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Hokum

All the time, people tell me, “Thanks for all your advice, Mr. Horne. By golly, I’d love to be a scifi/fantasy author, but I can’t come up with any good ideas for such settings.” Well, today is your lucky day,…
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