Jack R Mason

Jack R Mason

I'm a writer, fiction, non-fiction

From the strange to the truth to the sublime. Fiction, non-fiction, children's books and whatever else. http://jackrmason.com http://perrybearbooks.com

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24-hour Short Story Contest Winners - Summer, 2008 Winners

by R. Scott Shanks, Jr., Hillsboro, OR. What Scott won: $300 Cash Prize ... The Owner, the Girl and the Truck by Jack Mason, Binghamton, NY. What Jack won:...


What Makes A Good Children's Book?

When you're selecting a good children's book you should look for a number of things. Is the story engaging to the child? Does it use a lot of sight words and

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The Average Male - Myths and Truths - Part 1

Here is everything you ever wanted to know about the average man. When I say average man I mean the general populace of the United States. Women, if you have your eyes set on landing that gorgeous Playgirl centerfold or the hot model you find in magazines or the

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Ponder - Do We Live On A Planet Or Something Else?

As human nature goes we often wonder what we are, who we are and what our place is in the Universe. It would be totally egocentric to think that we are alone in the universe and we are the center of it all. We would be no better than when they thought

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Being A Great Writer - Quest For Knowledge Or Excuses?

Yesterday I was sitting at work and things were quiet as they usually are on that day of my workweek. So I ventured out to the web as I usually do when I have nothing to do at work or at home. I spent my time reading articles about writing books, writing articles

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The Average Male - Myths and Truths - Part 3 - Commitment and Marriage

So you decided to talk to the Scanner at the bar and found he's a really nice guy. You two have been seeing each other for six months, a year, two years or however long. You one day decide that he is the one for you. You want to spend the rest

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The Average Male - Myths and Truths - Part 2 - Dating

Ok so in Part 1 I gave you a peek into the mind of the average American male. Now let's look at him in the dating environment. We all know the bar scene is where a lot of the "hunt" takes place. Sure you have supermarkets, private parties, friend hookups and even the Internet but the tried and true is at the bar. Why? Well believe it or not men do not

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Writing - The Muse and the Muzzle - How to Beat Writer's Block

How many times has this happened to you? Your nightly writing time comes along and you begrudgingly sit down at the computer or with your notebook or journal to write.

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5 Tips for Finding the Right Fitness and Weight Loss Program

Finding the right workout program for you is tough. You see ads on TV, on the internet, hear about them on the radio and see them in magazines.

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Space Travel and Vending Machines - What Do They Have in Common?

We have put men on the moon and have kept humans in space for decades. We have robots on Mars that have been working far longer than anyone ever expected and we have probes circling other planets and even a couple ready to exit our solar

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Ponder: The Universe

'm going to ask you to hold on to your brain for this one. We are about to attempt to grasp something that will really make your brain hurt and possibly ooze out of your skull.

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How To Find Al-Qaeda - Not As Far Fetched An Idea As You May Think

The United States has tens of thousands of people searching for Al-Qaeda. People sitting behind desks pouring over documents and photos, people listening to live communications or computer flagged communications, scouring the internet, on the ground doing interviews, military doing searches, satellites taking pictures

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Ponder the thought...

Ponder the thought...


It Is What It Is - The New Attitude

"It is what it is," is quickly becoming the new national catch phrase. What does it really mean and how can it affect your attitude, reaching your goals, and manage your stress?...