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Sympathy for the villain

In order to tell a story there should be conflict so the protagonist can get from point A to points B and C through personal growth and struggle. To achieve that goal, the protagonist needs an antagonist to provide the … Continue reading

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House of the Soul

One October afternoon in 1965 my formidable paternal grandmother JoAnna, whom I knew only as Big Mama, lay down on her couch to take a nap. In one corner was a large timepiece, and on another wall hung a large … Continue reading

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