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The First Book of the Dead

Most historical accounts seem to agree that in 48 B.C., the Library of Alexandria was destroyed. Many of these accounts claim that it was the result of a fire accidentally set on the docks by Caesar’s ships, which were in the harbor at the time. Other historians claim that the fire never happened and the […]

How NOT to write a short story

Certainly there are thousands of other pieces of advice that writers can give about making better short stories, but avoiding the pitfalls in this post helped me write some of my best short stories ever.