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A Short Story

Fiction is written by big burly men laboring tirelessly in fiction factories.... "Dave, come here" Dave dropped his hammer. It landed on his foot. He was wearing his steel toed sh...
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To Plot or Not To Plot

Is plotting a novel really going to make it better?... This is a question I get asked quite a lot. How much time do I spend plotting? Where does one start?...
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Fictional Characters in Nonfictional Buildings

It's about time someone put an end to this.... It has recently come to my attention that fictional characters are inhabiting real buildings. I don...
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Traveling America - Greyhound vs Amtrak?

How to travel America - is Greyhound the way to go, or Amtrak, the American train network?... Arguably, the cheapest way to get around America on any sort of extended trip is by ground transport...
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Reading Blindness

A literary review of Jose Saramago's novel Blindness.... Published in Portuguese in 1995 and in English in 1997, you wouldn't find José Saramago's Ens...
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Truth in Fiction

Tools in writing and life.... There’s a world of difference between truth and fact. Facts can obscure the truth. – Ma...
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First Draft Complete!

The first draft is done. Now it is time for a bit of a re-write.... I'm pleased with how it turned out actually. I'll need to use the rewrites to flesh out the characte...
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Class Prep

Getting ready to teach.... Other professors talk about “class prep” and we have it on our timecards. So I list it ...
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Gamer Army: Is it Really Needed?

Just like the comic book phenomenon, the video game industry is emerging and bringing interactive me... The guys over at Pure Pwnage started off the mockumentary internet show in 2004. The concept is simp...
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Guide to Summer Reading

A review and description of novels by Nobel Laureates Hemingway, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Jose Sar... With hot weather on the horizon everyone is in need that perfect summer reading—something ligh...
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