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The Country was Apparently Tranquil”: Robert Chambers’ Social Satire (Part 2)

This post continues a discussion of Robert W. Chambers’ short story “The Repairer of Reputations.”  If you’re unfamiliar with the story, you may wish to read the summary presented in… 630 more words


"The Country was Apparently Tranquil": Robert Chambers' Social Satire (Part 1)

My last few entries have looked at works with religious and metaphysical themes. Today, I’d actually like to switch gears a little bit and look at a story with a less abstract focus. 591 more words


I Don't Believe You! How'd You Do That?

Lately, I’ve been finding great joy in writing anti-heroes where my main character (or a central character) has some pretty big problems. Double that with a sense of unreliability in the character and that character will have automatic depth. 928 more words

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A Month of Faves: The Other Typist {Let's Discuss The Ending}

Hello! And welcome to week 2 of #amonthoffaves! Girlxoxo and Estella’s Revenge and I are so excited you all are back and ready to go! Today, there will be a  link-up at… 802 more words



What’s up bearcats and gentlefolk. Took a bit of a break from blogging the past month. Lotsa stuff flying down the stress sewer. The most important one is that I put out a new record on Tuesday, … 887 more words

Contemplating the Unreliable Narrator

Like a lawyer, the human brain wants victory, not truth; and, like a lawyer, it is sometimes more admirable for skill than virtue.

 -Robert Wright, author and journalist (b.

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Unreliable Narrator

I recently started delving into a new genre of writing – adult/new adult fiction. When writing my recent manuscript, I decided to use an unreliable narrator. 505 more words