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Test Drive; Part 1

He woke up to the sound of the TV, still on from the night before. The news blared the same story that had headlined all week. 777 more words


The Nose around the Corner

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“Love is patient,” you said again
with the affected air
of one who would demand it,
deserve it.

And I, enamoured, blind,
feeling that familiar guilt, 103 more words


Putting real people in stories

In writing workshops, the question often comes up: “What about putting people I know in stories? Is that ok?” It’s an interesting question, touching on issues of decency, law, human psychology, and the nature of narratives. 376 more words


The Patterns that Bind

The following is a piece from a new journalling practice: Morning Pages. I approach these without any real agenda beyond writing three pages every morning. This entry began with questioning what to write and not wanting to stick in going on and on about negative feelings. 299 more words




Jonathan Crombie, Anne of Green Gables actor, dead at 48

Some stories stay with you.

Good stories stay with us not because they have a single dominant narrative per se, but because they offer us thousands of different meanings and precious moments. 931 more words

Current Affairs

Protagonists and power: why the aid organization shouldn't be at the center of the story

Protagonist: the main figure or one of the most prominent figures in a real situation. The leading character or one of the major characters in a drama movie, novel, or other fictional text.

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International Development