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“Dazzling” Lorde Puts On A Stellar Show At Wells Fargo Arena

According to Metacritic, the culture review aggregator website, Lorde’s “Melodrama” was the third best-reviewed album of 2017, behind only Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. and Mount Eerie’s “A Crow Looked At Me.” “Melodrama,” coming a full four years after Lorde’s debut “Pure...

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The Prince’s Memoir

Note: I wrote this with a prelude to lead up to the of the letter. I thought it would add a touch more personality to it. I also tried to write the letter in a somewhat sporadic way, as the prince or another child may talk. Thanks! Prelude "Priiiinnnnceeee!!"...

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10 Audio Drama Podcasts To Get You Hooked On Fiction

+ When most people think about podcasts, they think NPR, 99% Invisible , or Hardcore History –nonfiction shows meant to be an engaging form of education. Sometimes, though, what you want is to dive into a good story that nonfiction just can’t provide, but where to...

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Hume And The Paradox Of Fiction

The paradox of fiction is the apparent inconsistency that occurs when you try to combine three commonly accepted claims: that it is irrational to have feelings for what does not exist, that we reasonably have feelings for fictional characters, and that fictional...

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Tales Through His Lens Darkly

ANALYSIS/OPINION: THE LARGESSE OF THE SEA MAIDEN: STORIES By Denis Johnson Random House, $27, 207 pages He wrote directly too, and his readers, his peers, and the literary establishment loved the gritty talk and the grittier characters. His 2007 novel “Tree of Smoke”...

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Lisa Genova Hopes New Novel Gets People To Say “I Love You”

Lisa Genova is back with a new novel titled Every Note Played. Author Lisa Genova wants you to understand that life is short. Her new novel Every Note Played is the story of an internationally renowned pianist with ALS and his care giving ex-wife. “We all think we...

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5 Stories You Should Never Submit If You Want To Get Published

Do you like having your short stories rejected? Although you might be a generally positive person who likes to learn from your rejections, chances are that you don’t want to get rejections. Unless, of course, you’re an absolute sadist (don’t all writers have to be at...

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