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Outlander: The One With All The Reckonings—A Review of Episode 109 (Part 2)

The second half of Episode 109 serves as a great example of how variations on a theme make for fascinating storytelling. Ain’ No Party Like a Leoch Party Having all but exhausted my thoughts on this episode’s first half, let’s get … Continue reading

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Outlander: All is Forgiven—A Review of The Reckoning, Episode 109 (Part 1)

I’ve tossed this episode around in my thoughts all week, and I still don’t have my head around it. I wrote and scrapped hundreds of words, hoping that some clear conclusions would surface. In turn, I’ve been ecstatic, disgusted, inspired, aroused, … Continue reading

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Outlander: Mind, Body, and Soul – A Review of The Wedding, Episode 107

The phrase “Female Director” kind of pisses me off. I know how naïve that makes me. I don’t know how Hollywood works except from what I’ve read, but I do know there’s nothing inherently masculine about the title of Director. … Continue reading

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Which passage best highlights the romantic aspects of Release?

Release is not a romance novel, but aspects of it certainly meet the criteria. I’ve been invited to spotlight Release on a fabulous book blog focused on the Romance genre. I need your help choosing what to highlight. https://epoll.me/vote/ACd6ghoOAhs/help-from-which-chapter-should-i-excerpt-a-passage-of-release-for-a-romance-focused-book-blog?fb_ref=Default

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The Seductive Dangers of Fantasy Casting

There are so many reasons to avoid the game—choosing actors to play characters from your novel, if or when a movie is finally made. One reason is that the exercise doesn’t account for the actor’s ability to inhabit a role. Sure, actors ought to have some passing resemblance … Continue reading

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Nunki Vocabulary (by Proxy*)

The “real” word of the day will be posted here later today, but enjoy this PG-rated version in the meantime. *Proxy: an agent or substitute authorized to act for another person, or a document which authorizes the agent so to … Continue reading

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There Are Worse Things I Could Do…

(A Social Media Policy Sing-A-Long) There are worse things I could do than post a meme or two, even though click-bait is trashy and no good. I suppose you might click through, but there are worse things I could do. I could boost my ‘likes’ with pay, abuse the … Continue reading

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