Monthly Archives: August 2013

Writing Tools – Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign probably shouldn’t be thought of as a writing tool, but for some of us it’s very much a tool for writers. InDesign provides facilities for very powerful and flexible publication development in many areas, certainly far beyond books … Continue reading

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Operation Redundancy (Amazon Author Page)

This blog is now being mirrored (with short teasers) on the Allen Cobb Author Page at amazon.com. Just in case some of you prefer to find me there (unlikely) or happen to stumble across the Author Page (plausible). Posts prior … Continue reading

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Anti-Telemarketer Script

Sometimes the best strategy is to fight fire with fire. Since there are still too many telemarketers (n > 0) calling us at dinner time to sell home security or raise money for charities that spend 5% on charity, we … Continue reading

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Telephodot — Threnody, an impression of Godot

A few years ago I shot Threnody, a ten-minute personal impression of my favorite modern play, Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. Threnody is not a film of Godot. I don’t believe that Godot should be made into a movie (apart from simply filming a … Continue reading

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Writing in Restaurants

Gustatory Sonatinas 1. A man walks into a restaurant and is seated at the last empty table. He eats dinner quickly, puts it aside, and starts writing in a notebook. Another man comes into the restaurant, but there are still … Continue reading

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