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The Making of a Hero in Fiction

There’s nothing better than a memorable protagonist in any story, but the good guy in a murder mystery or thriller is the one who saves the day by solving the crime and bringing the perpetrator to justice. As I develop … Continue reading

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The Makings of a Hero

There’s nothing better than a memorable protagonist in any story, and the good guy in a murder mystery saves the day by solving the crime and bringing the perpetrator to justice. So for the next couple of weeks, I’d like … Continue reading

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Do Fictional Characters Evolve or Is It the Writer?

When developing a fictional character, there are several methods that writers can use. The first thing that usually happens, however, is that writers picture a person in their minds and that first impression of a character often sticks with them … Continue reading

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GUNS – The New Pink Accessory

In my limited expertise of what women love (according to my wife, that is), there are many things that make a woman feel special: chocolate, the occasional bouquet of flowers for no reason, chocolate, that special birthday card, chocolate, thoughtful … Continue reading

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The Role of Nutrition in Neuroscience

If you’ve have been reading my blogs for the last year, you may have noticed that I’m fascinated with neuroscience—the multi-disciplinary study of the structure, development, function and pathology of the brain and nervous system. Since I often write about … Continue reading

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