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Show, Don’t Tell: A Writing Lesson from Stephen King

As I browsed through the library’s fiction section, Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes (2014) jumped from the shelf and into my hands. Well, not literally, but almost. For whatever reason, it grabbed my eye, so I gave it a quick look, … Continue reading

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I Know Nothing About Writing

I have been a working journalist for 30 years, I have served as a newspaper and magazine editor, and I am an author, book editor and publisher. I’ve won a number of awards for my writing and editing, and I … Continue reading

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“Other Desert Cities” — Excellent Example of Storytelling

Last night my wife and I saw “Other Desert Cities” at the Old Globe. Great production, but what I enjoyed most is the story, written by Jon Robin Baitz. This Pulitzer-nominated play is well crafted and has a staggering plot twist … Continue reading

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