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Thoughts On The Fifth Anniversary Of My Daughter’s Birth

A photo from each birthday, zero through five (Copyright © 2010-2015 by Wil C. Fry. Some rights reserved.)   “This is the best birthday of my entire life!” said my daughter during her fifth birthday party yesterday. The phrase brought smiles to everyone who heard it. For her, the birthday meant gifts, cake, entertainment at[…]

Would My Future Self Approve?

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Published on: 2014.09.04

This is me, 25 years ago I’ve often thought: “What if I could go back to myself at a younger age, and offer him [the younger me] some advice? What would I say?” This assumes of course, that I could convince the younger me that I’m the older him. (“No, seriously. I’m you in 25[…]

Best Book Ever Written?

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Published on: 2002.11.14

“Perhaps the best book ever written.” (I wrote this on the inside cover of Stranger In A Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein.)

Elements in Stories That I Like / Don’t Like

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Published on: 2001.05.13

Elements in stories that I like: — Police / Gov’t corruption (because it’s real) — female characters who are fully liberated: fully competent, comfortable with themselves, physically fit, able to rise above petty squabbles and in control of their emotions — normal people caught in extraordinary circumstances — the main character having a best friend[…]

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