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Star Wars for the 21st Century: The Last Jedi

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Writing is Writing it Over Again

Is Genre a Four-Letter Word?

Sam Reeves Reads The Dark Backward!

When We Fall Out of Love With Writing...

Kill the Cutpurse! is Free to Download this Wed-Thur on Amazon

The Technology of Storytelling

Collaborating With the Dead

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The Myth of Posterity

Download My New Fantasy Novel from Amazon: The Dark Backward

Authors and Writers: One and the Same?

The Original Grimdark: King Harald’s Saga

Learning to Re-Read the Novel

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A Subjective List: Top 25 Favorite Novels (or Short Story Collections)

The Dream of our Past: Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven (2014)

Why College Matters--a Note to the Naysayers

The Mysterious, Intimate World of Vermeer

Reading in the Moment: Terry Carr’s Cirque (1977)

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Disappearing Dwarves

A Painting a Day: Barnet's Winter Afternoon (1981) & Others

A Painting a Day: Burne-Jones' The Mirror of Venus (1875)

To Kill or Not to Kill Your Heroes

A Painting a Day: Holbein's "The Duchess" from The Dance of Death (c.1525)

Book Reviews as Blind Dates (Not Diary Entries)

A Painting a Day: Boldovinetti's Portrait of a Lady in Yellow (c.1465)

A Painting a Day: Uccello's St. George and the Dragon (c.1456)

A Woman By Any Other Name...

A Painting a Day: Hokusai's "Clear Day With a Southern Breeze" from Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji (c.1831)

A Painting a Day: La Tour, The Fraudulent Player (1635)

A Painting a Day: Arcimboldo's Spring (1573)

Developing a Taste for Taste

A Painting a Day: Ellen Terry at 16, by Julia Margaret Cameron

A Painting a Day: Denis' The Muses (1893)