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My latest columns in the Concord Monitor:
"Erring on the side of happiness" Confirmation bias keeps us clinging to our convictions.
"The Last Mud Season"If climate change is a hoax, my thermometer is part of the conspiracy.
"Facts are Facts" and they don't change based on who is in power.
"The Unashamed Advantages of Age" In a youth-obsessed society the value of wisdom is often forgotten.
"Sometimes, hiking etiquette gets lost in the woods." We are not on the trail to be judged.
"How Does Your Topia Arc?", my guest blog on utopias, dystopias, and Hollywood-topias, on Michelle Murrain's website.
"Decoding the Oblique Rejection", from Clarion Writer's Craft #105. I write not wisely but too well?
"Ghosts of a Different Pallor", my guest blog on how to write a ghost story on Roxanne Bland's website, Of Werewolves and Other Strangers.
"The Perils of the Writers Group", from Clarion Writer's Craft #70. We've all known them.
Tips on revising your work with examples to give you ideas on how to improve your writing (geared for emerging writers).
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Symphony of Science -- The Universe as revealed by Science is far more glorious than any deity conceived by human imagination
HP Lovecraft Historical Society -- Why settle for the lesser evil?
TED Talks -- Reasons for optimism.