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Subjectivity in reviews, obesity as satire and a pantomime witch

I wrote a short story recently and, as all writers should (and as I suspect that only some actually do), I sent the draft out to people for review and comment. There was one sentence that I put in that I was unsure about. It felt a bit forced, a bit writery, but I quite… Continue reading Subjectivity in reviews, obesity as satire and a pantomime witch

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Making an 85-year-old professor of ethics kick a disabled child in the face

After writing about narrative in video games recently I've decided that I want to come back to the genre and look at character. I think it's still on my mind partly because I reached saturation point over Christmas from the deluge of television and internet advertising for big-budget blockbuster games like Super Pope Fighter II… Continue reading Making an 85-year-old professor of ethics kick a disabled child in the face