Ceci N’est Pas une Phone.
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A day in the company of other people (either virtually or mundanely) does not pass without someone making an observation about people being on their devices—chiefly their smartphones. We get comments in restaurants while awaiting our order, on public transit, … Continue reading

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The Mathematics of Writing
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History—and nonfiction of various types—offers a wonderful smorgasbord of events and interrelationships for writers to base stories on. Most writers—myself included—have mined nonfiction for fictional ideas. My collected history books have many pages with the words “Story here!” scrawled at the top, often … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Brenda W. Clough

Writer Brenda W. Clough has stitched together an exotic quilt of a career and a life. She’s written classic fantasy, fantasy humor, fantasy for children, science fiction, steampunk, and even contemporary mystery. Clough has an unabashed enthusiasm for whimsy, black humor, and the wide universe of comic books. She’s been known to create original cover art, cook exotic meals for her family, and knit squids.

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Writing in the Digital Age: Accessibility and Diversity

The Neverending Research Source In my musings about writing in the digital age, I’ve talked a lot about how the digital evolution has empowered the writer to get her work to the reader. But there’s another side to the digital … Continue reading

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