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Nathaniel Tower, Bartleby Snopes and Avoiding Cliche the Bill Watterson Way
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Nathaniel Tower, Bartleby Snopes and Avoiding Cliche the Bill Watterson Way

One of the greatest joys of being part of the writing community is how giving most people are.  Stephen King has written multiple books about writing craft and has given countless lectures, all because he loves the community so much.  James Patterson gives millions of dollars to independent bookstores to ensure they can continue to support … Continue reading »

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The Great Writers Steal Podcast: Okla Elliott, Co-Author of The Doors You Mark Are Your Own

Enjoy this interview with Okla Elliott, co-author of The Doors You Mark Are Your Own. You can also download the podcast. Why not visit Mr. Elliott’s web site? http://oklaelliott.net/ Order your copy of The Doors You Mark Are Your Own from Dark House Press, an imprint of Curbside Splendor: http://www.curbsidesplendor.com/books/the-doors-you-mark-are-your-own While you’re at it, pick … Continue reading »

The Great Writers Steal Podcast: Rosalynde Vas Dias, author of Only Blue Body
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The Great Writers Steal Podcast: Rosalynde Vas Dias, author of Only Blue Body

Show Notes: Enjoy this interview with Rosalynde Vas Dias, author of Only Blue Body, winner of the 2011 Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Take a look at the Facebook page Ms. Vas Dias created for her book.  She shares a lot of very helpful links! https://www.facebook.com/OnlyBlueBody?fref=ts Order your copy of Only Blue Body from Anhinga … Continue reading »

Here are Some Vile, Evil Comedians Who Should Be Sent to Offensive Island if They’re Not Already Dead
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Here are Some Vile, Evil Comedians Who Should Be Sent to Offensive Island if They’re Not Already Dead

Friends, as I pointed out yesterday, many talentless, humorless scolds have decided they need to protect others from words and ideas. Thankfully, Trevor Noah has been spirited away to Offensive Island, a bit of land in the middle of the Pacific where he can live out his days marooned on a beach, thinking about his free … Continue reading »

Trevor Noah, The Daily Show and Hypocritical, Talentless Scolds
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Trevor Noah, The Daily Show and Hypocritical, Talentless Scolds

A couple of months ago, Jon Stewart announced that he was stepping down from The Daily Show, a program he rescued from the doldrums of unfulfilled possibility.  Over the course of the following decade-plus, The Daily Show became an institution, a go-to source for news about and analysis of our ailing society.  After much debate, both inside … Continue reading »