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A (Brief) Winter’s Tail

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“My whiskers, what a catastrophe that nearly was!” After cleverly outwitting the dangerous intruder, Reggie McMouse returned to his favorite chair. He was particularly pleased with his plush new rug. ~The End~

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The Unseen

Marine biology isn’t exactly a magnet for government financing, especially from the military-industrial complex. But Harcrest’s signature CBE (crude-but-effective) presentation style had secured full funding for the Bio-Invisibility Project. “We’re not talking the usual cloaking device foreplay here,” Harcrest had … Continue reading

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Look Closer

Be kind to your washing machine. I had one of these when I was a kid. Ah, I remember when I first visited am going to visit here. The ravages of smoking. This couple is in their 20s. Who wouldn’t … Continue reading

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No Tears in the Writer…

I sobbed when I wrote the climactic scene of my new screenplay* this morning, and was completely caught off guard by how it ended, so… Don’t let me down, Robert!  ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ *Over-the-Rhine, a story of revenge and redemption, inspired … Continue reading

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How to Add Humor (for Writers, Teachers, Speakers) – Part Three

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(To read Part One, click here) 4 Ways to Get a RISE Out of Your Audience In Part Two, we talked about how to find humor in big and little crises. In this final segment…

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