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Archive for October, 2013

Guest Blog by Neve Maslakovic: History’s Mysteries (or Where to Look for the Story)

Posted: Monday, October 28th, 2013 @ 7:07 pm in Jeff's Blog | Comments Off

by Neve Kaslakovic   I’ve written two time-travel whodunits and am about to embark on the third in the series. My characters, Julia Olsen, science dean’s assistant, and Nate Kirkland, chief of campus security, solve crimes in STEWie’s (SpaceTimE Warper) lab and wherever its time-traveling basket happens to go. When I got the idea for […]

The Secret Grief

Posted: Saturday, October 12th, 2013 @ 6:13 pm in Jeff's Blog | 2 Comments »

There is a poignant scene near the end of the movie Return of the King when Frodo is finishing his book but he still feels the pain from an old wound. He winces, rubbing his shoulder, and muses to himself: How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go […]

Guest Blog by Jason Sheehan: Chekhov’s Gun and Duncan’s Briefcase

Posted: Friday, October 4th, 2013 @ 10:47 am in Uncategorized | Comments Off

 by Jason Sheehan (author of A Private Little War and Tales from the Radiation Age)   Chekhov’s Gun and Duncan’s Briefcase Two observations on the dramatic lives of inanimate objects Anton Chekhov is having something of a moment. Thanks to the finale of Breaking Bad, the obsessive recapping of and writing about the finale of Breaking […]