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So, what happens when a superhero retires?

In light of all the superhero movies that have come out lately, I thought it appropriate to post a short story that takes a very different look at the genre. It’s one of six tales in my science fiction and … Continue reading

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Oh, those damned middles!

You know how it starts, and you know how it ends. Now what? For many, including most of my writing students, the gaping black hole which sits between the beginning and the end of a story can be daunting. How … Continue reading

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Villains, Virgins and Vigilantes

For my purposes, “virgins” should probably be replaced by “victims,” but the former is more fun, so I’ll stick with it, though I may revert to using the more correct designation later. Be warned! What makes popular fiction popular? Is … Continue reading

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