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POP Go the References

When we were discussing advice to young, new or would-be writers, I omitted some pieces of advice. One is: Avoid ‘pop’ references. As far as I am concerned, they age your work and make it seem irrelevant very quickly. Of … Continue reading

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A Moving Story

The question this week is: If we had one of our stories made into a movie, who would we like to see cast and who would we want to direct? Unfortunately, that is not a very realistic question because the … Continue reading

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Free…Let’s Stay That Way

Our thoughts this week are to be on living in a free nation, and, yes, I am glad of it. In last year’s post. [ Now, It’s ‘Independence Day’ To Me posted on July 6, 2012] I talked about how … Continue reading

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