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Champagne Problems

Many guides to writing will offer this writer’s truism: “Write what you know.” Usually, I completely disagree. The power of a writer’s imagination enables them to write good fiction based on experiences they have not lived and to give life on the page to people they have never met. Some
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A definitional distinction

This is Berkeley. And Berkeley students are über smart and intellectual. So, of course we like to sit around (or fold laundry) and philosophize about topics such as the definitional distinction between “sluts” and “whores.” Really. A couple of years ago, a friend of mine and I had that discussion
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