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Writing tips…

I found these fairly interesting. Eight tips on how to a short story, but Kurt Vonnegut: Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted. Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for. Every character should want […]

The homeless guy

There’s a homeless guy downtown. Actually, there are a lot, but there’s one in particular I’m thinking about right now. He never begs. I’ve seen him off and on for years now and I’ve never once seen him panhandle. He has a bike. And like some of the homeless down here, he hangs a few […]

I write like….

I am a hack writer. Some days, I hope I am better than your average hack writer. Anyway, let’s see how this meme goes. I dumped in a story that I wrote where I was trying to emulate the humor of Douglas Adams: I write likeMario Puzo I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. […]

Writing tips

Writing tips from the greats: http://bighow.com/news/the-art-of-great-writing-60-writing-tips-from-6-alltime-great-writers