Reliable Source? Gov. Shutdown-Day 9

We aren’t here to point fingers- but as we round out our ninth day of the US Government shutdown, it’s often hard to know which posts on the net: inform, which are playing the blame game, and which are simply political propaganda. Remember not all information is created equal. Here are eight easy questions to help you determine whether you are reading a reliable source: 1. What’s the author’s credentials and reputation? Obviously some people…

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2013 Cover Contest Winner

Check out the 2013 cover of The Finger!  We received many beautiful cover ideas, but this image stood out among the rest. We are incredibly proud to announce our very first International cover artist: Francesco Orazzini of the Tuscany Region, Italy . Congratulations to Francesco for winning our 2013 Cover Contest with this incredible image! Do you think you have what it takes to make our cover? Or perhaps you would like to make some money with…

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“The Art of Writing”

-James P. McDaniel “The Art of Writing” Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Assistant Professor Stephen Schottenfeld from the University of Rochester.  He joined the faculty in 2008, leaving behind Rhodes College. “I felt like I was leaving a really good situation for another good situation,” said Shottenfeld. At the University of Rochester he teaches courses in modern and contemporary literature. Schottenfeld’s stories tend to  focus on people who live on the…

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