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A History of the World in 100 Objects

Thereby hangs a tale… What a delicious book.  An indispensible volume for writers, both a reference, and a visual wonder, filled with fascinating details about what makes us human, and how we’ve inhabited our world. I refer to A History … Continue reading

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Masteries of Mystery: Mystery Matters

Thereby hangs a tale… Why write mystery?  The question occurs as I contemplate my Masteries of Mysteries postings.  I’ve written about good and evil, about some of my favorite mystery authors.  I’ve reveled in books, and shall continue to do … Continue reading

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Swans Down

Thereby hangs a tale… Sex and creativity.  Seems a cliché.  Yet aren’t clichés cliché for a reason?  Duh. After watching Black Swan I’ve been reflecting on this role of sex in our creative process.  Far from being a “nudge, nudge, … Continue reading

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