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Writing A Novel…Eventually.

  I’ve got this serious affliction where I’m averse to, what I would call, sugary endings. It’s not that I haven’t appreciated the nice bow-wrapped endings of other books in the past, but it’s just not my own personal style to finish my work that way. Maybe, it’s a flaw? I don’t know. I’ve tried it.… Continue reading Writing A Novel…Eventually.

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Friday Frazzles

Currently, there is a theme going around the indie circuit regarding the ‘deus ex machina’ plot device and the frowning upon of such simplistic usages… Basically, this is the meaning: a Latin calque from Greek ἀπὸ μηχανῆς θεός (apò mēkhanês theós), meaning “god from the machine”.[2] The term has evolved to mean a plot device whereby… Continue reading Friday Frazzles