Sean McDevitt
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It’s the first day of the year, and a new day dawns. What will I make of it?

December 31 means a great deal to me.

It’s the last day of the year, of course. However, it’s also my mother’s birthday and the day I lost my right eye in a freak accident.

My accident isn’t something I think about daily. I was only eight years old. When…

These are a few of my favorite things.

Thursday was Thanksgiving. I spent it with my family, my brother’s family, and my parents. We didn’t do it last year, so this year’s get-together was all the more special. We overate, watched a little football, and generally enjoyed each other’s company.

As the year winds down, we generally celebrate…

Look at your life. Look at your choices.

Recently, my wife and I discussed technology and not being in the moment. I was asked how long I could go without my internet-connected phone or computer? Am I addicted to social media, constant updates, and instant validation?

I was told I’m short, angrier, and distracted. It made me question…

Always read the classics.

Two significant works of science fiction are now being interpreted for new mediums, but are they good?

I read both Dune and the Foundation trilogy in college, and they were old works even then.

Both Foundation and Dune translated for cinemas and prestige television are visually impressive, and the stories, for the most part, work quite well. …

Sean McDevitt

Editor of The Multiverse and The Weekly Click, he’s an author, copywriter, freelance writer, and scrambled eggs maker living and working in Champaign, Illinois.

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