Category Archives: review

The Problem with Jargon in Crime Books

While I was reading James Lee Burke’s ‘Cimarron Rose‘, I wondered why the book wasn’t a bestseller. It is a rare novel  where heavy human drama and insensitive hardboiled action were combined. An excerpt: ‘Then I had one of those … Continue reading

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The word processor that was designed by a writer for writers

When it comes to manuscript editors, I’m very picky because my lightweight system dictates that I be. Here are 2 tools that outdo many others. I also discovered in yWriter that if you’re having trouble with highlight+copy, yWriter solves that. … Continue reading

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Racism in Avatar -by writerdood

For many people, the movie Avatar is been viewed as racist in that it depicts how a white dude can come along and pretend to be a blue dude, get schooled in the way of the jungle, and then kick … Continue reading

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