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Created on 2009-12-01 23:13:53 (#462113), last updated 2014-07-13 (162 weeks ago)

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Name:mongrelheart
Birthdate:Aug 4
Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Website:http://www.kamoi-lee.com

Musician, writer, athlete, human being from Earth.

No one ever drowned in sweat.
--Author Unknown

95% of this game is half mental.
--Yogi Berra

As for “Write what you know,” I was regularly told this as a beginner. I think it’s a very good rule and have always obeyed it. I write about imaginary countries, alien societies on other planets, dragons, wizards, the Napa Valley in 22002. I know these things. I know them better than anybody else possibly could, so it’s my duty to testify about them. I got my knowledge of them, as I got whatever knowledge I have of the hearts and minds of human beings, through imagination working on observation. Like any other novelist. All this rule needs is a good definition of “know.”
--Ursula K. Le Guin, On Rules of Writing

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