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Chekhov’s gun is a dramatic principle that states that every element in a story must be necessary, and irrelevant elements should be removed; elements should not appear to make “false promises” by never coming into play. If a gun is shown in act one, it must eventually be fired. Wikipedia Back in the early days … Continue reading Ancient Mysteries Solved
“When I want you in my arms, when I want you with all your charms, whenever I want you all I have to do is dream.” -The Everly Brothers Dream, dreamy, dreamboat, dream job, girl of my dreams. All of these things make dreams sound really great, but usually my dreams suck. I’m not talking … Continue reading Dream On
I found out recently that my brother Kevin has been writing an article in the San Francisco Chronicle every Wednesday for a long time now. I’m impressed. Mark Twain wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle. I just write an occasional story on my Lancaster web page. I feel like a slacker. Actually, I am a … Continue reading Tall Tales of Two Cities
In a weird coincidence, all the male Paulsons in my family died at 67. A couple died earlier in accidents, but the rest all died when they were 67 years old. Then my Dad came along. He was so sure he was going to die at 67 that he retired at 62 so that he could have … Continue reading Going…Going…Not Gone