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“Better” History? How About “Revisionist” History?

Nicholas Meyer goes on the offensive (in both senses of the term) in a cynical attempt to ward off critics who may claim his forthcoming mini-series about Harry Houdini (Jewish Hungarian immigrant Ehrich Weiss) plays fast and loose with the … Continue reading

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Thoughts to Ponder About Writing & Editing; new ePub released

This has been around for awhile, but I revisited it today and found it interesting and helpful, particularly the bit about the sense of smell: Annie Murphy Paul: The Brilliant Report: Your brain on fiction. Here’s a British article on … Continue reading

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New book: Outlasting the Nazis and Communists by Paul Vantoch

My gutsy friend Paul Vantoch has published his memoir — Outlasting the Nazis and Communists — about life in Prague, Czechoslovakia, during the Nazi occupation and holocaust, and he recounts his harrowing escape from the USSR tyranny that followed. This is an … Continue reading

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