Worldbuilding Through Characterization
 

Worldbuilding Through Characterization

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One Way by S. J. Morden
 

One Way

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The Lesson of the Selfie; or The Power of Point of View

The Lesson of the Selfie; or The Power of Point of View 

I managed to frustrate my editor very early on in my nascent career. He wanted a photo for publicity purposes. I didn’t want to shell out the hundred bucks for a professional, so I kept taking selfies. “What about this one?” I’d ask. “If you ignore that ketchup on my cheek, I think it looks […]

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Snake-Sticks and Cheap Tricks: Magic versus Miracle

Snake-Sticks and Cheap Tricks: Magic versus Miracle 

I think one could be forgiven for confusing magic and miracle. If presented with a list of remarkable achievements – walking on water, splitting the moon in half, turning sticks into snakes, pulling rabbits from hats – it’s pretty tough to know whether you’re dealing with one or the other. Jesus is said to have […]

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