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5 Cliches in Christmas Stories that Need to Stop

Christmas stories! We know them, we love them, and we poke fun at them. At least, I poke fun at them. Now, I’d like to make it clear that I love Christmas. At this point, I can almost recite my favorite Christmas movies from memory. And even though I might roll my eyes at the […]

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How to Write a Good Bad Guy: Learning From Examples

We all love a good bad guy.

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5 Cliches in Action Adventure Stories that Need to Stop

While I was growing up, my family watched a lot of adventure movies. Indiana Jones, National Treasure, Robin Hood, Treasure Island… If there was treasure involved, we probably watched it. However, it got to the point where I would sit on the couch and laugh at all the cliches, until my family got irritated and […]