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Adventure in Storytelling: What May Be A Very Brief Manifesto

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what makes the best stories, as I’m beginning to work more completely on my storytelling (aside from my one published short story in the Rifter #49 – check it out *hint hint*!) 472 more words

Love Was In The Painter

I told her that I wanted to paint him.

Paint him, draw him, sketch him.

I had never seen anyone so beautiful before, in my life. 202 more words


‘The Princess Bride’ and Picasso—What is Modern Art?

One of my favorite quotes from the (delightfully quotable) movie “The Princess Bride” is when Inigo Montoya dryly states:  “You keep using that word; I do not think it means what you think it means.”  I have to admit though, up until recently, that’s how I felt about the term “modern art.” 592 more words


The Sound of Ultimate Suffering

A peircing scream wafts down the hallway in the half-light of the pre-coffee haze. 

All she’s supposed to be doing is putting clothes on. Brother is in here, it’s not a repeat of the WWE incident last night. 194 more words

Family Life


I remember hearing a speech once called, “Ladder to your dreams,” by a man called Bill Glass.  The gist of it was you build your ladder one rung at a time until you reach your goal.   525 more words

The Writing Life

What's the Fuss (blog) about?

For starters, it won’t be about me. I think this is where I’m supposed to say some self-deprecating line about how I’m “really not that interesting,” but we both know that already.  488 more words

Aaron Fusselman

Talk (and Cosplay) Like A Pirate Day!

It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day today, but no one ever said what kind of pirate that has to be.


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