Daily Archives: February 28, 2020

The Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings

The facts don’t care about your feelings, but we will not regard those who fail to care about our feelings.  It is easy to live life like a harsh edge lord, dispensing unpleasant truth to those who are too sensitive … Continue reading

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Book Review: Murder Your Darlings

Murder Your Darlings:  And Other Gentle Writing Advice From Aristotle To Zinsser, by Roy Peter Clark This book could have been a really good one.  In many ways, the approach of this book is a sound one, providing plenty of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Monster, She Wrote

Monster, She Wrote:  The Women Who Pioneered Horror & Speculative Fiction, by Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson There is a useful touchstone when it comes to reviewing books like this one that deal with obvious gender issues.  If a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elements Of Fiction

Elements Of Fiction, by Walter Mosley What is it that makes people want to write about writing?  Part of the reason why, at least to me, is because writing is one of those crafts that has a high degree of … Continue reading

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