Category Archives: Movies

A Start for 2017: a Creative Writing Guide

Well, here we are, twenty-two days into 2017, and I realized that it’s been over two years, when I published Scaffolds and Structures in October 2014. Back then, I was able to kick out two books pretty much simultaneously because I was … Continue reading

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Done: I Read My Own Dang Book

In my previous blog post, I gave the reason for reading my nonfiction book, Scaffolds: A Childhood Memoir of Books. (<– This link, by the way, gives you the option of either paying teeny-weeny bit o’ money for the paperback … Continue reading

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11: The Takeaway, AKA These Go to Eleven

A “takeaway” is the main point or gist from something that was presented, like a seminar or a report. “These go to eleven” is a line from the 1984 mock rockumentary This Is Spinal Tap. The latter has absolutely nothing … Continue reading

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3: Movies — the Gateway to Books

Just as TV influenced me in becoming a reader, so did movies, and the first (but not only) movie-motivating book I read was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. My earliest New Piti Elementary school memory – besides counting to … Continue reading

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This Geek’s Quick Movie List

The spring semester ended nearly two weeks ago, and here are the movies (mostly online streaming) that I saw from then to now, inbetween teaching my Maymester ENGL 1302 class (which has been a crazy ride so far): Captain America: … Continue reading

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