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Commentary #56: "Changing Telling into Showing"

As an aspiring novelist, I subscribe to several WordPress blogs that are dedicated to advice about writing.

Back in July, one blogger re-blogged a post from Michelle Keller, also known as ML Keller – The Manuscript Shredder! 572 more words

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The Survivors Will Envy the Dead

The spectre of nuclear annihilation continues to stalk us these seventy two years (to the week) after the mass murder/irradiation of 200,000+ Japanese civilians at Hiroshima & Nagasaki, a figure that the UCLA’s “ 1,094 more words

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Donald Trump Is a Lame-Duck President - David A. Graham | The Atlantic

Donald Trump Is a Lame-Duck President

Just seven months into his presidency, Trump appears to have achieved a status usually reserved for the final months of a term. 1,791 more words

Personalities

Barbados: The Harsh Truth Behind the Symbolism of an Emancipation Statue

A few weeks ago, Barbadians erupted in nationalistic pride when a tweet from African American racial justice activist, Samuel Sinyangwe, about the Emancipation statue in Barbados went viral. 3,088 more words

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guyaneseonline reblogged this on Guyanese Online.

Racist Bible Thumpers

I respect, and do defend the First Amendment. All of you KKK motherfuckers, you have the right to publicly barf your hatred. You can march with your swastika flags and Confederate flags all you like, but the real Americans with… 129 more words

Writing

Guitar Makers Challenged by New Rosewood Restrictions—and What This Means for Players

This article appeared in the August 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar magazine. It makes for interesting reading.

http://acousticguitar.com/guitar-makers-challenged-by-new-rosewood-restrictions-and-what-it-means-for-players/

It doesn’t provide much in the way of new information, but gives insight into the challenges the guitar industry is facing in a rapidly changing tonewood market, and the different responses. 271 more words

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My Statement Regarding The Assault on Richard Spencer

My name is Gregory J. Broderick. I am a 35 year old small business owner who resides in New York City. Prior to what I did on Inauguration Day or even before Election Day, I was never arrested for physical assault and battery nor did I think I would live to see the day that Donald Trump would be elected President of the United States. 159 more words

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