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A palindrome to get you home. 

Nur manchmal schiebt der Vorhang der Pupille
sich lautlos auf –. Dann geht ein Bild hinein,
geht durch der Glieder angespannte Stille – 1,289 more words


On Being a "Writer" (part 12: The "P" Word)

I touched on the idea of Revision in my second post in this series. I have been grappling with this for as long as I’ve lived. 477 more words


If We Shadows Have Offended: Considering the Nature of Fairies and Dreams

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is probably my favorite Shakespeare play. It was the third or fourth play of his that I worked with…still at the age of eleven. 1,306 more words

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Banish All the World: Hal and Jack Falstaff from Henry IV through Henry V

In my sophomore year of university, I decided to take a Shakespeare class to fulfill my literature requirement. That class was actually pretty good, and I actually briefly considered minoring in English (ultimately, Anthropology won over my heart and as of posting this I am still an Anthro minor, with no plans of minoring in English on the horizon…despite taking another literature class for fun).  1,469 more words

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A Middle Miocene Ichthyolith Record

I’m also a scientist! Which really, is just a different kind of writer. I still tell stories and I still have to think about how to convey pieces of information, it’s just based on solid data rather than what I can creatively come up with. 164 more words

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Best of the Best

A question I’ve found tossed around the comic book community a lot is “Who is Captain Marvel?” This question can elicit a variety of different responses, but two that I’m particularly fond of are “Earth’s Mightiest Hero” and “Carol Danvers.” The former demonstrates that the mantle itself carries a bit of meaning, which in itself is particularly interesting, as the majority of heroes who have called themselves Captain Marvel have not been of terrestrial origin. 304 more words

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Writing Tips

“…Whenever you communicate a message to someone, it’s very important to know your audience.
Before composing a single word, ask yourself: Who is my audience? For whom am I writing? 152 more words