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20 Questions to Ask of Novels

Found at quaerentia via First Thoughts—Thirty Tree Things. In explaining the list, the author prefers, “why should you read this book…?” to explaining “what this book made me feel.” Agreed. “The question is quite a revealing one, though, and says … Continue reading

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Is Free Will an Illusion?

I freely choose to agree with William James who said, “My first act of free will shall be to believe in free will.” But according to biologist Anthony Cashmore (gotta love that name), I am wrong because free will doesn’t … Continue reading

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Elevator Speech for my Novel

Examples of my understanding of the definition of an elevator speech: You’re a bright young businesswoman with credentials waiting for an elevator on the first floor and you’re on your way to the eleventh floor for an important meeting at … Continue reading

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Origins

If the formative years of one’s life have a huge influence on how one turns out, as some experts in childhood development suggest, then a brief examination of my early years may explain a few things about my worldview. My … Continue reading

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