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April 29, 2010



Thanks for the tip. I will keep it in mind when writing the next short story.


This tactic speaks to the success of gambling. Your book is the slot machine, the reader its player. The more you give your audience, the more they're likely to stay seated, waiting with baited breath for the big pay-off. Used effectively, it's almost unethical.

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