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About tessarnold2

I'm a writer, and someone generally crazy enough to think other people will be interested in his deranged thoughts. You can also find me on Twitter @tessrants

Writing Updatery…. Pt. who knows?

It’s been 8 days since I posted anything here. Suppose I should remedy that. Where are we on the writing front? Just finished a 5,000 word short story. Completely new characters and setting. A bit of the old fashioned Sword … Continue reading

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Karma’s a Bitch…But not Really

If you thought this post would be more about Argumentation, sorry. It won’t be. But, it is going to be about one of my other pet-peeves of American ignorance: Karma. Here I’m going to do something that “they” say one … Continue reading

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Me, at 40.

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Putting the Civil Back in Civilization: Argument – Pt III

When not to Argue, or, Sometimes it’s just fucking pointless. This is a big thing. Which is why I’m shoe-horning it in before a long discussion about fallacies. In pt I of this series I made mention of when argument … Continue reading

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What Makes a Man?

Hey folks, time to talk a bit about Masculinity. (I know, I know. Why haven’t I finished the series on Argument yet? Well, too many reasons to go into here, but soon, my friends, soon…) So, I was driving for … Continue reading

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Announcement Time!

Hey kids, I’ve passed the cut off date for literary agent responses. Safe enough to assume the remainders are rejections. And that means just one thing: Time to go it alone. SELF PUBLISHING! Truth is, it scares the hell out … Continue reading

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Oh No, it’s Another One of Those, “When I was a Kid,” Posts…

Not a rant, I promise. But seriously, when I was young, there was always someone, at every gathering, who could play guitar, or harmonica, or beat a drum. And we would sit around, many of us in varying stages of … Continue reading

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