The Sounds of a Daydream

Remember the older Peanuts cartoons? Remember when the teacher spoke to the class, “Wah woh wahn… ?” Back in high school, I daydreamed so much that the only subject I may have learned was “Wah woh wahn.” Oh, and I love the cartoons, too.

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Bad Timing

On the night we discovered the bomb inside the house, it was a shame that Jenkins’ wife left him for another man. But it was rather funny that she left Jenkins for a terrorist. -M. Duda

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Ben Burnes: How I Learned Music Theory

How I Learned Music Theory Two years ago, I decided to finally buckle down and actually learn the basics of music theory. For over a decade, I had been writing music by “feel” rather by implementing any kind of knowledge about my process. While that method worked, it often led to frustration and extremely long […]

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Writers: Avoid Relying on the Editorial Middleman

A fiction writer understands how much effort is required to produce good copy: he or she starts with an idea; builds up the idea; drafts a story. Then, he or she revises the story, revises, revises.  A writing process may require thousands of words and hundreds of pages–even for a short story.

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