Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Comedy of Manners

In a comedy of manners, witticisms are the rule of the day. People are judged as being wits or being idiots, so to speak. The audience (by silent agreement) allow the wits to be in charge, and anything outside the … Continue reading

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Mars vs. Venus Part III

This is more on the differences between males and females: Women not on the pill, find masculine features attractive, but women on the pill find feminized male faces more attractive. When men sweat, pheromones, which have no odor themselves, are … Continue reading

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Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)

This morning, like so many of you, I awoke an hour earlier than necessary because of the time change to Eastern Standard Time. At first, I considered turning over and going back to sleep, but I flipped on the TV … Continue reading

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Mars vs. Venus – Part II

Here are some other distinct differences between males and females of which writers must be aware in developing characters: Women learn quickly in a cooperative setting, where men need competition. For YA authors, this means differences in a classroom setting … Continue reading

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Mars vs. Venus Part I

Today on the TV show, The Doctors, they answered questions from audience participants on male/female stereotypes and comparisons. As a writer, those differences are forever part of one’s psyche. One cannot have an Alpha male responded as if he is … Continue reading

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A Book in a Month???

(by Abigail Reynolds) It’s almost NaNoWriMo! NaNoWriMo is the (Inter)National Novel Writing Month, celebrated each year in November. Anyone who wants can join in the fun, even if you’ve never written anything before. The goal is to write 50,000 words … Continue reading

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