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Book Reviews, New and Old

I Read War and Peace (it was ok)

For years Tolstoy’s War and Peace hung out before me like some monolithic and unconquerable realm. I promised myself that when I had the time I would read the beast, even if it did weigh twelve pounds and stretched nearly fifteen hundred pages. When, like the rest of the world, I became housebound during the […]

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Outside Recommendations

Short Story Recommendation Week of 5/10/20

Oscilloscope’s primary mission is to increase the readership of literary short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and visual art. At the present moment, too many talented creatives go underpaid, unpaid, or underappreciated due to an oversaturation of work versus the readership base. In reality, the problem is a quite limited readership base in an age of […]

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Outside Recommendations

Short Story Recommendation, Week of May 5/3/20

Oscilloscope’s primary mission is to increase the readership of literary short fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and visual art. At the present moment, too many talented creatives go underpaid, unpaid, or underappreciated due to an oversaturation of work versus the readership base. In reality, the problem is a quite limited readership base in an age of […]

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Behind the Scenes of Oscilloscope

Don’t Waste Orange Juice in the Apocalypse

         The below was written the first week or so of being housebound, so almost two months ago now. It’s interesting to see what expectations were at that time; what was accurate or not. Names have been changed. I am posting this as a sort of time-capsule of these strange times. The Coronavirus—in time it surely […]