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Apr.24.2014 - 7:27 am
    There are many ways to tell a story, and David Guterson, in his novel, The Other, chose a method Scott Fitzgerald made famous, in which a secondary character...
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Apr.19.2014 - 7:55 am
Worried about structuring your next novel, writer? You readers out there don't get why the writer hopscotched back and forth in time? This old post on a very fine novel,...
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Apr.16.2014 - 7:47 am
  If you're old enough, you'll remember the social transformations that occurred in the 'Sixties. They may not have registered then as serious changes in our social fabric,...
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Apr.11.2014 - 7:51 am
  In this post, I finally came to grips with the way books are professionally reviewed - and why. It seems to me that this puts an onus on book bloggers to get things...
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Comments from Bob

Jan.11.2014 - 9:48 am
In response to: New Year's Ideas and Challenges
Meditation has been my strength for many years, got me through many life challenges. Been doing it for some 40 years....
Jan.11.2014 - 9:44 am
In response to: China on the Brink
Your comment about the aggressiveness of street vendors reminds me of my time in Japas as a wee laddie in the '50s. The...
Jan.11.2014 - 9:36 am
In response to: The Phil Naessens Show: Why Were Craig Biggio and Mike Piazza Snubbed Again?
Hey, Phil! I agree Biggio needs to be in the Hall, but I'm glad someone noticed the Atlanta pitching wunderkinds,...
Sep.27.2013 - 11:20 am
In response to: Saving U.S.
That's key, I think, Michael. We tend to idolize those who have mounds of money, mountains of muscles, gargantuan boobs...
Sep.25.2013 - 4:03 pm
In response to: Negotiating "I, Singularity"
I'm gonne get back with my RR friends, promise!