Adolphus Writer

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Adolphus Writer – (b. July 20, 1969) – His mother would have named him Tranquility Base, had he been born a girl. He escaped that fate, but was plagued by the nickname “Eagle” for most of his public school days. He attended several prestigious institutes of academic learning before the advent of the Internet and holds a doctorate in Theoretical Physics.

After he graduated, Adolphus travelled to Europe, the Middle East, and Far East when those names still meant something. He picked up knowledge, experience, and an inordinate number of colds and flus while abroad. He found people to be the same the world over: motivated by their self–interest, full of blind spots, and divided mainly into idealists and pragmatists.

After arriving back in the USA
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Whither Goest Thou?

We’re still here. Our last post proves it.

We’re in the midst of changes at Mandated Memoranda Publishing.

Hopefully, these will be for the best.

Our plan is to make at least two new posts in the coming months. One, a review of Charles Krauthammer’s Things That Matter.

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The second is a review of Robert McKee’s Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriti...

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Jon Franklin, two-time Pulitzer prize winner, wrote Writing for Story – Craft Secrets of Dramatic Nonfiction to teach authors his methods. Franklin illustrates his technique with annotated versions of his two essays: “Mrs. Kelly’s Monster” and “The B

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The book: The Art of Fiction: Notes on Craft for Young Writers by John Gardner is not prescriptive in the same way as is Jon Franklin’s book: Writing for Story. Gardner surveys contemporary literature in general, pointing out its structure, methods,

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"I bought this as a textbook for a college journalism class almost 30 years ago. I finally read it front to back, and was enthralled. While dealing with non-fiction story writing, it's the best instruction I've seen for aspiring fiction writers.

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A poignant collection of cosmopolitan poetry. A quick read sure to elicit feelings of longing, loss, disappointment, and irony. Each poem paints a vivid scene. A verse I thought particularly funny: …What are you allergic to? / Mostly life… The poem t ...more
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This was an even handed review of all major, current understandings of the millennium. The author also covers views throughout Church history. It's interesting to see that even the Puritans were susceptible to end times fever. All along, the author d ...more
Mathematics Form and Function by Saunders Mac Lane
"In this book, Saunders Mac Lane attempts to answer some questions about mathematics; it's origins, how it is organized, whether or not mathematics has formalisms that come from facts, how mathematics develops, how does someone evaluate the depth a..." Read more of this review »
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