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Excerpts from Crackpot Magazine

Crackpot:  Mysterious Abyssal Voice . . . can I call you M.A.V.? You know, like short for Maverick? M.A.V.:  Certainly. Crackpot:  Mav, many notables throughout history have heard you, but only recently have you come to the public’s attention. I suppose, the most important question … Continue reading

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Typos Anonymous

Hello, my name is David and I write typos. Hiiiiiii, David. And how long have you been writing typos for, David? All my wife, actuary. It’s all right, David. You’re among fiends – hear!? I no, I no. It’s just … Continue reading

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10 Fiction Writer’s References

1. The Elements of Style | LibraryThing | Amazon 2. Spunk & Bite | LibraryThing | Amazon 3. Glazier’s Word Menu | LibraryThing | Amazon 4. Creating Poetry | LibraryThing | Amazon 5. The Structure of Magic | LibraryThing | … Continue reading

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Informative Podcasts about Fiction

1.) For those interested in getting the lay-of-land with respect to the modern novel:   The American Novel Since 1945 Amy Hungerford is ‘the bomb’ at ‘opening the text.’ Plus, it’s an Open Yale course… classy! 2.) For straight-talk about the … Continue reading

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Sex Radio

“Dear Alexander Hambone,” the white lab coat-wearing doctor spoke at him squarely and strangely. “Due to the problems and complications of our last experiment, this time you take with you—this! A distress signal. Take it with you on your journey … Continue reading

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The Mob Awaits a New Product, Drug, Gadget, OS or Something

“Why do we have to wait here at the back of this stupid warehouse? Why can’t we just get whatever it is on Amazon? – Will you shut-up, woman? My email said come here. It didn’t say nothing about no … Continue reading

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Couch-Surfing Extraterrestrial

Rough night of partying for Alexander Hambone, no BS. His head rang as he got up and crossed his messy apartment to make an answer to the loud pounding on his front door. The door opened to let in the … Continue reading

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