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Infundibular thinking about worldbuilding

I am a lucky, happy fly on the wall in the International Association on the Fantastic in the Arts, which was founded by and is run by academics who study “that stuff.”  [deliberately not defined is “the fantastic in the arts;” these folks are inclusive; they are lumpers, not splitters] The IAFA admits members who

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Writers, Truthers & the Big Question

I commented in the first segment of this series about the similar thought patterns and behaviors shared by some inexperienced writers and conspiracy theorists (or truthers, as they are often called). In “Writers, Truthers & Freeze Frames”, I explored some of the common elements in the narratives spun by truthers—Sandy Hook truthers, in that case—and

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