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All posts tagged Ray Bradbury

The Details are Juicy…

“Kevin screeched out of his driveway and roared down Devers Avenue.  Her words still stung his ears.  “Why should I tell you my feelings?  You don’t care.  You can’t even remember to take the garbage out on Tuesdays.”  Shannon had been making accusations a lot since her sister’s divorce became final last Tuesday.  Living 3 […]

Writing Lame Introductions…

That’s what you usually do.  Of course, it’s not your fault (until now).  School trained you to start with mind-numbing generalities when you wrote essays.  Sentences like “Everyone in the world needs to breathe.”  Or “We all have to die sometime.”   This advice told you to start with a surprising fact, definition or a quote.  […]

Harnessing the Power of What You Don’t Say

They’re watching… It freaks me out when I see my face on a computer screen… in Sheffield, England… surrounded by attentive people… in the dark.   The realities of YouTube don’t really sink in until you find out that people across the ocean pay attention to what you have to say.  When they do what […]