Standing ankle deep in black, slimy swamp muck, Sgt. William “Billy” Franks paused to catch his breath and to look over his shoulder, for the umpteenth time.Nothing moving, not even a leaf. Good.The humid jungle was also silent.…
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Regarding DNA and saliva, I'd like to note that it is indeed possible to expel DNA when coughing or sneezing. However, the fact that it's possible doesn't mean it's always found, just that it could be. And, if found, it could be the DNA of someone…
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Does your latest tall tale feature a beginning, middle, and end? How about characters, setting, and dialog? Have you been especially creative by inserting lots of sentences composed of various words with various meanings? Do you know the…
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