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Link: What Makes a Hero?

Link: What Makes a Hero?

The “Ted talks” folks post a series of educational videos.  This one’s a terrific summation of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, […]

Jan 8, 2013     Comments Off on Link: What Makes a Hero?
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Heroine Addict 04: Intro to Modesty

Heroine Addict 04: Intro to Modesty

Inauguration of an obsession: A first look at British adventure character Modesty Blaise, an undersung treasure of the thriller genre, […]

Oct 25, 2011     Comments Off on Heroine Addict 04: Intro to Modesty
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Heroine Addict 03: Tara Chace’s Last Run

Heroine Addict 03: Tara Chace’s Last Run

Greg Rucka’s latest, and probably final, Tara Chase story is a great read—a tense, taut bit of plotting and pacing. […]

Oct 22, 2011     Comments Off on Heroine Addict 03: Tara Chace’s Last Run
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Dislocated

Dislocated

My girlfriend recently observed that nearly all my stories take place in bars. Maybe I have a fictional drinking problem. […]

Oct 11, 2011     Comments Off on Dislocated
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Heroine Addict 01: Details, Details …

Heroine Addict 01: Details, Details …

Themed Book Reviews! Starting an autumn series about female-centric thrillers! First, the obvious: Steig Larsson’s Girl Who Did Stuff trilogy […]

Oct 9, 2011     1 Comment
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Different Drum, Different Context

Different Drum, Different Context

More thoughts about songs and writing. A peculiar mistake that nearly derails my point, but I’m saved by a Monkee. […]

Sep 27, 2011     Comments Off on Different Drum, Different Context
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Smokey Robinson, Storyteller

Smokey Robinson, Storyteller

One of my favorite writers is Smokey Robinson. He doesn’t write novels or screenplays. But for a great short story […]

Sep 24, 2011     2 Comments
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On Writing: Just Do It … But Smartly

On Writing: Just Do It … But Smartly

Brian: More thoughts on the challenge of writing, and Adam motivating himself to draw outside the scope of paying work. […]

Aug 22, 2011     Comments Off on On Writing: Just Do It … But Smartly
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Suck, Daily.

Suck, Daily.

Here’s some writing advice I took to heart (but have executed inconsistently). It’s a quote from comics writer Matt Fraction. […]

Aug 1, 2011     2 Comments
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