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Breaking the process

Today, when looking for tips on writing to help new authors we have a lot of info-graphics and preconceived formulas. You name it and you will find it, structure, character arc, story type, etc… While some are helpful, like synonyms, I always take a step back. 334 more words

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Synecdoche, Schenectady

I was watching a TV news interview with Kurt Vonnegut a few months before he died in April 2007, and it discussed his “establishment” career. He not only was a prolific writer of books like¬† 361 more words

Review: Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonngeut Jr. might be the craziest sonofabitch to ever put pen to paper. I imagine him at a type writer, a cross between Doc Brown and Mark Twain, punching the keys and fixing the words before they get away*. 544 more words

Book Review

My Top Five Surreal Novels

1. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka.

I first read this in my late teens and the tale of Gregor Samsa transfixed me with its oddness. Scary and beguiling it was only when I read it again in my 20’s that I started to pick up on some of the themes of isolation and transformation. 472 more words

Daily Prompt

BookTubeAThon- Reading Challenges and My TBR

It’s the time of year for BookTubeAThon again. For this round, it is taking place from Monday 24th July- Sunday 30th July. Of course, there are seven reading challenges, as well as optional YouTube and Instagram challenges to participate in. 264 more words

Books

Reviewing "Slaughterhouse 5"

We interrupt your previously scheduled programming for an interim review. I don’t know how reading books goes for you guys but I rarely read in an organised manner which is how I ended up reading Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse 5” instead of Toni Morrison’s “Beloved”¬†which is going to get pushed till next week. 643 more words

Books

//death

We had a death in the family this week. I didn’t get much work done.

I think death is often dealt with poorly in games. To those that experience loss, it can feel trivial. 503 more words

Game Design