The Time to Make up Your Mind about People Is Never

Have you heard this line: The time to make up your mind about people is never. I saw The Philadelphia Story in my early teens, and it is still a favorite. This works in real life and in fiction. While there are certain groups that I'd like to label with some lovely satisfying insult--and sometimes …

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The Power of Words and the Paper They’re Printed on

Write the right thing. I found this video over at angelinelajeunesse. I don't know her blog well, yet, but I came across her on a facebook group--writers unboxed. Come join me over there sometime. Anyway, how you word things obviously matters or you wouldn't write. And the words we choose shape our perceptions. If the …

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It elementary–character.

I've watched this new Sherlock series--and enjoyed greatly. Since childhood I've loved mysteries: Sherlock Holmes, Perry Mason, Agatha Christie,... Scooby-Doo. But anyway, Sherlock is possibly the most filmed literary character ever. What makes this character fascinating? And when I watch the new Sherlock dash across the screen, I wonder about the ability of Sir Authur …

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