Mangia in Italy!

Did you know there’s a tower in Italy named after eating? It’s true. Mangia is the word for ‘eat’ in ...
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Hero with Friends

Why the Hero Needs Friends, but the Villain is a Loner

Why does the hero usually benefit from a group of friends to support them, while the villain seems to go ...
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Humor Panel LTUE

LTUE – Great Time Moderating the Humor Panel

The LTUE Conference (Life, the Universe, and Everything) this year in Provo, UT, was again a wonderful event. I thoroughly ...
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Batman vs Bane

Tension in Physical Confrontation

Which scene evokes more tension? 1 - Two master martial artists dueling in a high-flying contest of furious fists? 2 ...
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Trashing Your Novel Might be the Only Way to Save It

Happy New Year! As we discuss new beginnings this month in the Fictorians, I'm talking about those times when you ...
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Forbidden City

Pause to Enjoy the View

A lot of people travel during the holidays, and many of us focus on how efficiently we can get from ...
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