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Questions 3: Remakes, Reboots, & Redesigns

I’m pretty sure the title has some people twitching.  Funny thing is that I’m writing this from two perspectives.  One is that I’m sick of reboots and remakes.  Even sequels are wearing on me to the point where I don’t … Continue reading

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Genre Maker

You are forging your own path Too many cliches to burn and avoid Time for a new category Chime the bells to scare the masses For a new genre has emerged Torn from the essence of your being Beast that … Continue reading

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And the Mob Screams, “Simpsons Did It!” (Is Originality Possible?)

Now that you’ve decided to be an author, I’m sure you have a marvelous idea.  Can I hear it?  Oh, like Twilight.  Not like Twilight?  Explain more.  So, it’s like Harry Potter?  Don’t give me attitude.  Oh, like Romance of … Continue reading

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Quest for Originality

A noble questBy every living artistTo be the firstWith nothing from the pastEverything is newAnd fresh from your mind Is it even possible?Hunger Royale and Avatar GullyGame of PoliticsAlways a hint of influenceA touch of the pastJust ask Merlin Potter … Continue reading

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The Next . . .

Many times I have been asked who I write like. Do I want to be the next Tolkien, Lewis, Jordan, etc.? I never liked this question because it immediately makes me think that people expect me to be unoriginal. I … Continue reading

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