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The Writer in the Attic is Boring: Why Volcanoes, Falling in Love and Puppies Are Valid Career Investments

  You are the writer that you’ve created yourself to be. You’ve probably heard of the ‘nature versus nurture’ argument. There’s not much most of us can do about the nature part, unlike Aaron Cross in Bourne Legacy. We’re not … Continue reading

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Surviving the End: Sterlizing the Hero and the Lie of Omission

Even when you win, you haven’t finished. What you’ve really done is survived.  In many works of speculative fiction the last chapter, the final few moments of the show or the movie is full of fireworks and toasting. We survived! … Continue reading

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