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My First Story and Why I Remember It

My First Story and Why I Remember It

So, in an earlier post, I talked some about my first stories. Actually, I mentioned the story that I felt was my first actual true story. And I didn’t give many details. This is where that is going to change. So, sit back and read all about the Tucker Mystery Series! Now, don’t let the word “series” in the title trick you into thinking that it really was a series. I’m afraid to say it wasn’t. The plan was for…

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My Least Favorite Tropes and Why

My Least Favorite Tropes and Why

And we’re back! It’s great to see y’all again. Remember how last week we talked about favorite tropes? Well, this week we’re gonna talk about least favorite tropes. In case you missed that post or just want a reminder of what a trope is, you can go read that here. Onwards and upwards! My List Intelligence = Isolation– This is seriously one that gets my goat. (Yes, that phrase is a cliché. Had to use it, though. 😊) In this…

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My Favorite Tropes and Why

My Favorite Tropes and Why

Hey again, Folks! Who here knows what a trope is? Well, in literature, a trope is “something recurring across a genre or type of literature, such as the ‘mad scientist’ of horror movies or ‘once upon a time’ as an introduction to fairy tales.” This is not to be confused with clichés, which are “Something, most often a phrase or expression, that is overused or used outside its original context, so that its original impact and meaning are lost. A…

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Using Google Translate for Fun

Using Google Translate for Fun

I’m pretty sure in this day and age that we are all very familiar with Google translate. Many of us have probably used it, or have heard the horror stories about mistakes it has made. You would think that it would be a simple thing for Google translate to go from one language to the other without messing things up terribly. But when you put something in to be translated and try to take the result and turn it back…

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