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Wordplay

With so many resources available to writers today, it's easy to lose the opportunity to do what can be one of the most creative aspects when writing a piece of fiction - finding the right word or phrase to get your point across. While I'm all for using a thesaurus when I want to make sure… Continue reading Wordplay

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Has Amazon rendered my library card worthless?

With the announcement of Amazon's new Kindle Unlimited book subscription service, I started to wonder how long I'd be willing to keep my library and favorite Barnes & Noble bookstore in my rotation of book consumption. When I moved last month, one of the very first things I did was to go to the local… Continue reading Has Amazon rendered my library card worthless?