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Sense and Sensuality

Sense and Sensuality                                    by Janet Fitch, April 2000 Fiction Writer MagazineAngling for Description: Use Synesthesia, which is when you use one sense to describe another. Like hearing colors. Here two exercises using the sense of taste and sense of … Continue reading

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Feng Shui

Feng Shui Nancilee Wyndra, 1993 Your environment has a big effect on your life. It gives off positive and negative vibes.  You should rearrange things—add and subtract things to balance energy. Example: A House that sits at the T intersection … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Criticism

Anatomy of Criticism Northrop Frye, 1957 It is impossible to learn literature because literature needs to be dis-furnished from the study of it—or criticism.  Literary Criticism has many neighbors, including: Psychology and Sociology. Frye covers the Fictional Modes first.  Myth, … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp When I started my new job, I was informed I was working with two very huge Johnny Depp fans. This was also the case at my previous job. I’ve always liked him and enjoyed most of the films … Continue reading

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Pieces of Light

Pieces of Light Pieces of Light: How the Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts by Charles Fennyhough came out in 2012.  Can you remember the first time you did something? Not all of us do … Continue reading

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Parallel Worlds

Parallel Worlds Parallel Worlds by Michio Kaku came out in 2005.  In his preface his discusses everything from Galileo Galilee to Copernicus to Kepler to Newton to Hubble to Einstein and beyond. Then Kaku begins at the beginning, literally.  He … Continue reading

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The User Illusion

The User Illusion   The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down To Size by Tor Norrentranders came out in 1991, but it wasn’t translated from Danish into English until 1998. I didn’t read it until 2000.  The user illusion is the … Continue reading

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