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Review: Playing for Keeps

by Mur Lafferty (2008): ISBN: 9781934861165 (Swarm Press) We’re not your classic heroes. We’re the other guys.—The Shoveler (Mystery Men, 1999) The “misfit superhero” storyline is nothing new.  One of my all-time favorite movies is 1999’s Mystery Men about a … Continue reading

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Yee-Haw! It’s Another Blog Round-Up!

This week we climb back onboard that dragon, learn to ask appropriate questions, and revel in writer/librarian love… Black Gate has done it again with their ongoing writing series “Climbing Onboard the Dragon” and “On Writing Fantasy”.  This latest entry … Continue reading

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Ventriloquist’s Dummy (or “Watch the Hands There, Buddy”)

It’s Friday and I don’t have too much to say for myself, so I’ll take the easy way out and let others do the talking for me… Writing Advice Christie Craig gives us “Five Pieces of Well-Meaning Writing Advice That I’m Glad … Continue reading

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Just Reeled In From The Internets…

Here is another series of great links I’ve come across this week to inspire, instruct, and instigate you into writing success… As writers, our job is to make stuff up.  Cassandra Jade addresses the need to keep it real as … Continue reading

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Split Personality

I currently maintain two different blogs for two different reasons.  Serial Distractions is my “writing” blog…it is the home of “Shedrick the Writer” and his “writerly” stuff.  I post my stories, reviews of other works about writing, literary con reports, … Continue reading

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