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A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

First Lines Are Important

Writing is a complicated business, beset on all sides by pending disaster.  Those who choose to tell stories to strangers must begin at the beginning — and that’s where the … Continue reading

November 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Bad Advice To Writers

Everyone knows how to write.  We learn it in school.  However, to be a writer takes a singular commitment that nobody can teach you.  Unfortunately, there are tons of people … Continue reading

October 22, 2019 · 3 Comments

“Only” – An Unsung Hero!

“Only” is the hardest-working little word in the English language.  It does stuff that other words just dream about.  It modifies nouns, it modifies verbs, it connects phrases and, depending … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · 5 Comments
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