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Why do Heroes and Heroines Always Have to Lose Their Parents?

I have three daughters, so it just so happens that we stumbled upon an obscure little animated film that my girls quite enjoyed. Frozen, I think it’s called. Ever heard of it? And, as other commentators have noted, many parents have had … Continue reading

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Once More Into the Fray!

Once more into the Fray… Into the last good fight I’ll ever know. Live and Die on this day… Live and die on this day… –Jon Treloar Hail Heroes, near and far. Have you ever poured your Heart and Soul … Continue reading

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Breaking News from the Dali Bugle!

“Not everyone is meant to make a difference. But for me, the choice to lead an ordinary life is no longer an option.” –Peter Parker Greetings faithful readership. It has been a few weeks since my last Manifesto. I have … Continue reading

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Cry Havoc! And Let Slip Your Inner Chuck Norris!

One of my favorite books about the creative process is A Kick in the Seat of the Pants by Roger Von Oech. In it, he advocates a kind of multiple personality approach to creativity. Four personalities, to be precise: The … Continue reading

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Swimming Toward the Taj Majal

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”  ―    Nelson Mandela If it seems like Heroic storytime has become a little more infrequent, like waiting two years between seasons of Sherlock, you are right. Keen deductive skills, Hero(ine)! My script is in … Continue reading

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Pardon Our Dust!

Noble Heroes, I know it’s been a while for our several loyal readers. Thanks for your Patience, Support and Understanding as the staff here at WYOS perform some updates to the blog site. By way of an update, I am … Continue reading

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Addition by Subtraction: Break out the Red Pen of Justice!

As you Write Your Own Story, it becomes clear that the things you leave out are just as important as the things you include. Addition by subtraction. Editing, both in writing and in Real Life, are critical steps that are … Continue reading

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