OCLS Writers Conference

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Make 2018 the year you finish and publish a novel. The OCLS Writers Conference will provide the tools and knowledge you need to reach your writing and publishing goals this year. Authors and publishing professionals will teach workshops on both craft and business topics. Registration required. Visit ocls.info/writersconference for more information and to register.

Florida woman stands by transgender spouse till the very end

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Niceville (AP) – Carol Boughton sits on the sofa in the house she shared with her late spouse, sorting through photos and wiping away tears.

Like many widows, Carol isn’t sure how she’s going to get along without the person she loved for four decades.

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Screened Out – Room

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Jacob Tremblay, Brie Larson, Joan Allen, William H. Macy, Sean Bridgers, Tom McCamus

Happy birthday, Jack! He’s just turned five years old; he’s lived his entire life locked up in a tiny room. His mother has been here seven years, captive of Old Nick. Old Nick is a sicko who built this soundproof trap in his backyard just so he could kidnap and keep a girl prisoner.

To say that Room is harrowing is an understatement. This powerful indie film is the perfect balance of tense, heartwarming, violent, ugly, beautiful, cruel, frightening, and redemptive. It’s the type of tiny movie that shocks audiences, what even the smallest stories can accomplish.

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‘Star Wars’ franchise adds first gay character

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The Star Wars franchise will be adding its first gay character into an upcoming novel Lords of the Sith. The character will be an Imperial official named Moff Mors.

Big Shiny Robot, a sci-fi website, describes Mors’ character as “…an Imperial who has made some very serious mistakes but she is an incredibly capable leader and spends much of the book working hard to prevent absolute failure. She also happens to be a lesbian.”

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