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Zen in the Art of Writing

Can’t say I go out of my way to look for books on writing, these days at least, but this one sort of fell into my lap. 637 more words


Fahrenheit 451

“The books are to remind us what asses and fool we are. They’re Caesar’s praetorian guard, whispering as the parade roars down the avenue, “Remember, Caesar, thou art mortal.” Most of us can’t rush around, talking to everyone, know all the cities of the world, we haven’t time, money or that many friends.

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For the love of books: Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 foresees a world in which books are outlawed and TV rules over all. In the midst of all this emerges an unlikely hero: Guy Montag. 404 more words


How long is a short story?

Trying to work out some process for my (now) anthology of my historical fiction works based on the immigration journeys, and very early life in Australia, of my ancestors, I needed to work out just how long I could get away with for a short story. 312 more words


Punishment Without Crime

“Punishment Without Crime” from Long After Midnight by Ray Bradbury

“You wish to kill your wife?”

George Hill wants his wife dead, yet he doesn’t want her dead. 259 more words

Short Story

Ba[nne]d Words

Okay, so this may be a little late, but I’ve been out of commission so forgive me. Or don’t. I don’t care.

Below is a little ditty I’ve written for you featuring some very important words. 186 more words