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On Words: Tolerance

Part of being an author is understanding the meaning, both literally and figuratively, of words. Now what does that exactly mean? Words carry a definition that Mr. Webster and the Oxford University have carefully curated for society so that we … Continue reading

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On Writing: “Post-truth” and the Unbearable Lightness of Being Ridiculous*

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The dictionary defines “post-truth” as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”  In this case, the “post-” prefix doesn’t mean “after” so much as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Max’s Diamonds, by Jay Greenfield

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Max’s Diamonds, by Jay Greenfield, is actually two books in one. The overarching story is the mystery of some diamonds. Diamonds that were smuggled out of the ovens of the Holocaust to find a new home in America. Where did … Continue reading

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On Writing: Dystopia, Vampires and Zombies…or why can’t this younger generation be happy?

I wonder if the fact that for the children of the first world there are truly less and less boogeymen to fear, that they need to create terror and trauma in order to move forward with their lives. This younger … Continue reading

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Writing on Writing: Words

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One aspect of our modern society is the growth and strength of social media. Words, and how they are used, have become more important today than ever before. Words carry power. They carry meaning. They carry lifelines. Unfortunately, for too … Continue reading

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