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Let’s Rest a Spell

Rarely Confused Words, Sort Of…

Le Proces de Jeanne d'Arc (1962)

I just saw Le Proces de Jeanne d'Arc (1962) (in French with English subtitles that are more or less adequate, as these things go) and was struck that the huge problem for the Holy Ch

Thorne Smith Classic on TCM

On Turner Classic Movies they're going to be showing a completely restored version of Topper on the 30th at 2:30am EST 11:30pm on the 29th!

Hyphenetically Speaking

Hyphenetically Speaking

New and Notable: The Good Lord Bird

The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

Bradley Manning, now Chelsea - Quote without Comment

Quote without Comment

Fruit Loops

Fruit Loops

The Corollary...

...of course, is this:

Why Men Make Lousy Advice Columnists

You know it's over when...

...you see something like this on your daily commute.

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Writing a Script

Writing a Script

Some people are more comfortable writing in something like a script format, although it’s a very difficult form to get right, and even more difficult to read, because it places many demands upon the reader, and most readers would much rather see a story with most of the hard work already done for them. Very few readers actually enjoy reading scripts, unless they're very familiar with the conventions used, and most such people are former actors, well-accustomed to fleshing out a rôle extemporaneously. That's why one rarely finds them on the bookstands in supermarkets or airports.

A woman's exploration on the high seas, Jeanne Baret

The first woman to circumnavigate the glove was disguised as a man for the first portion of her journey, and was brutally raped by the crew when she was discovered. It's not a pretty story.

You Can Quote Me

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You Can Quote Me

Who's that girl?

Did you ever stop to think that there's no possessive form of That? There is, on the other hand, a possessive case of who.

Waking up from a Comma...

…and no, that's not a spelling error.

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Hit & Miss - Season One
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Shamamism and the Transsexual

In most Shamanic traditions, a religious belief system that pre-dates all the mainstream religions, and appears to be almost universal amongst the peoples from whom most modern cultures drew their ins

The Capture of Jefferson Davis

Jefferson Davis in Drag
by Puddintane

On Writing

On Writing

Publishing with Microsoft Word

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Publishing with Microsoft Word
by Puddintane

It's entirely possible to publish very pretty stories using only Microsoft Word and the Big Closet story tools, but you have to be aware of a few tricky things that Word* does that may be confusing.

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