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Create Tension by Using Character Stand-ins

For my money, one of the most intense scenes in any film is the moment in Ridley Scott’s Alien when a character goes into an air duct with the goal of pushing the Alien toward an air lock so it can be sucked out into space. 1,282 more words

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Missou Review

Three poets grace the pages of the latest issue of the Missouri Review. Jenny Molberg starts out with “Fourth State of Matter.” “The day Big Tex burned, it began in the throat — / an utterance that caught fire.” Is Big Tex a relative, a friend of the narrator’s father? 477 more words

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Tuesdays With Story
November 5,2015

Nov. 2nd Meeting

Lisa- The Tebow Family Secret, Chap42, A Trusted Friend  Alicia thought the plot moved well.  928 more words


Summer Missouri

The summer issue of the Missouri Review features the work of three poets. Miriam Bird Greenberg’s first poem here,  “Would You Believe,” challenges us to believe the narrator saw a series of remarkable events. 485 more words

Mainstream Poetry