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“Finished”

There is nothing more rewarding that to reach a moment of culmination – whether it’s completing a short story or a novel, or simply experiencing a moment of true acknowledgment … Continue reading

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May 29, 2009 · 2 Comments

The Storyteller’s Fire

As our Writers Circle prepares for its Creative Arts Showcase next week, I can’t help but be fully aware of the challenge of reading aloud, both from a perspective of … Continue reading

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May 21, 2009 · 1 Comment

Briefer Stories for Our Times

Take a look at A.O. Scott’s lovely and appropriately brief survey and prediction of the American short story in Brevity’s Pull: In Praise of the American Short Story. It’s especially … Continue reading

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May 14, 2009 · 3 Comments

Plodding toward Genius

A recent op-ed in the New York Times tells us that modern research dispels the myth of genius. Apparently genius can be nurtured with the right set of circumstances, the … Continue reading

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May 7, 2009 · 2 Comments
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