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James Van Pelt

Pirate Readers

Published Feb 24, 2021 · 4,326 words (16 minutes) · 1 like · 201 views

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People outside of education have no idea what schools are like in the present era of standardized testing, teacher "accountability," and externally applied curriculums and measurements. It's a messy, intrusive, complicated, bureaucratic world where teachers and students try to survive its most dehumanizing aspects. If trends continues, schools like the one in "Pirate Readers" are just around the corner.

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James Van Pelt

Rock House

Published Oct 16, 2020 · 7,429 words (28 minutes) · 311 views

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An old college buddy contacts Allan to visit the “strange edifice of my rock house home,” as he put it, and to “salve my maladies and afflictions.” Intrigued and troubled, Allan takes up the invitation. What happens after is a deep dive into literature, obsession, and a desire for permanence.

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James Van Pelt

Writing, Telepathy and "Savannah is Six"

Published Aug 14, 2020 · 347 words (2 minutes) · 151 views

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A short introspection on the psychology of writing, reading and editing.

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Charlotte Platt

Big Book Weekend news

Published May 1, 2020 · 129 words (1 minute) · 217 views

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Want to me see a reading while blending into the wall?

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Now I can read in the dark.
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Stephen Cox

Copying and Influences

Published Apr 10, 2020 · 496 words (2 minutes) · 552 views

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I discuss influences and how people may see your book as derivative of something you haven't read.

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