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The Comfort of Innocence

 My Enchanté column from June 12, 2014 By Mark BerginHe spent much of his early life in a forest before traveling hundreds of thousands of miles. He’s only got a few good friends, but has millions of fans who span several … Continue reading

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Brendan at the Chelsea: feckin’ brilliant

“And in Brendan Behan’s footsteps I danced up and down the street.” (Phil Chevron/The Pogues) Brendan at the Chelsea is a masterful production. The play, in its North American debut, allows us to dance in Brendan Behan’s footsteps. It’s filled … Continue reading

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Jeffery Deaver’s “The Kill Room”

Jeffery Deaver’s newest thriller, The Kill Room, is not what I expected; it’s better. International intrigue, moral issues involved in new kinds of wars, drone kills, rogue government bureaucrats hiring killers to clean up crime scenes, the military-corporate world and some … Continue reading

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Tricia Knowles

My Enchanté column about Tricia Knowles She’s animated when the speaks. Her eyes do a great deal of her talking. Tricia Knowles is a freelance writer and promoter of the arts. You may know her as a former radio personality. … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise

A writing exercise, or perhaps a challenge: For a day, don’t touch an electronic keyboard. Do all your writing by hand on paper, or using an old (non-electric) typewriter. See what that does to your brain.

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Writer’s Block – Part 1 – Physical Issues

Mind, body and spirit work together. Each influences the others. Today’s blog is about being in the best physical form that you can. I will not touch on emotional issues here – I’ll deal with them in a later blog. This … Continue reading

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So you want to be a writer

“I want to be a writer.” So many people say this to me. Or I might hear, “I’m a writer, just like you.” Or, worse, “You’re so lucky; you’re a writer.” Luck has nothing to do with it. “What are … Continue reading

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