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Micro Sci-Fi

So first let me acknowledge that I began this course with a healthy amount of skepticism. Excluding the coursework of these past few weeks, I think the last science fiction I read was Ender’s Game, and that was probably about a decade ago. I used to devour fantasy in grammar school. Lloyd Alexander and E. […] Continue reading

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Without character development, you’re cooked: thus go the mantras of jillions of creative writing profs and zillions of RPGs.  As you read this, college dorms from Fairbanks to Fort Lauderdale are stirring with under-rested, over-caffeinated undergraduates, jittery with anticipation as they pen the last few pages of this semester’s final Intro to Narrative Fiction story.  […] Continue reading

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