The Fine Line of Originality

There’s one question people ask writers the most: Where do you get your ideas from? It’s also, I think, the question we hate the most, because the truth is most of us get ideas from other people. Other people’s books, other people’s actions, and of course random events. King Solomon argued in Ecclesiastes that “there …

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“Speaking of Evil…”

Copyright 2016 by Gabriel Salter A few months ago I realized I had been indoctrinated. It wasn’t into a cult or philosophy, in fact it was an idea many people in evangelical Christian circles seem to believe in. I can’t identify any single person who passed this idea down to me, it was an idea …

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Everything I Need to know About Horror I Learned from Disney

Growing up, I couldn’t stand anything scary. I even cried when I saw the beginning scene of the movie Monsters, Inc. I’m fairly certain it got so bad my family left the theater. Then again I was only five years old, so it’s a hazy memory. As a result, I effectively swore off anything scary …

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