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Prayer vigil planned for Va. trooper killed at bus station

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — There’s been an outpouring of support from the community after a Virginia State Police trooper was shot and killed at a Richmond bus station on Thursday. 201 more words


State trooper, 2 civilians shot at Greyhound bus station; suspect dead

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A gunman and a Virginia State Trooper are dead after the suspect open fired at a Greyhound bus station on North Boulevard in Richmond. 554 more words


Yet more on spoilers

Bear with me: I’m still fascinated by this thing about spoilers and whether readers generally like or loathe them. Nikki of Breathes Books disputed my notion on whether most of the world can be divided up into one camp or other: “I think,” she suggests, “often people think they’re in one camp or t’other, but in reality, everyone has exceptions.” And she’s probably right.  307 more words



In this project we had to pick between 2 different briefs and create either a narrative piece or a window display. The clients are Shutterstock… 1,077 more words

Creative Futures

At Least A 'Gone Girl' Isn't Boring

While reading Gone Girl, I came across the following quote:

For several years, I had been bored. Not a whining, restless child’s boredom (although I was not above that) but a dense, blanketing malaise.

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Thinking Creatively Within the Box

A common phrase that’s bandied about is “think outside the box,” meaning to not think in the same manner as everyone else, but to come up with new ideas and approaches that are unique. 440 more words

The Plots inside the Coats

Standing on the train station, early the other morning, I looked around at my fellow travellers. It was the first properly autumnal day of the year and they hunched quietly against the rain and the cold wind. 901 more words