Category Archives: New Wave

A Walk To The Edge Of The World

O, spirit, I can feel you watching me. The voice that speaks from the sky–the Nar Attor–said that one would be sent to watch over me. I am Thangorr, of the Grey Mountain People.  Have you heard of us? No? … Continue reading

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Or The Man Who Makes Potions In The Travelling Show

I gave up on yet another audiobook today, and this one I really regretted.  I liked the writing style and it was well narrated. However, I realized the central thesis, although a common one, was something that I can no … Continue reading

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Murder The Tour Guide

“My name is Flint. Flint Norton.  I’m currently clinging to the side of building, five stories above a street that is teeming with undead, all clawing at the bricks and driven by mindless hunger to follow me.  Moving slowly, I … Continue reading

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The Hike by Drew Magary

I picked up Drew Magary’s novel The Hike on audiobook a while back because it was the Audible deal of the day and the concept sounded interesting. I listened to it shortly after I got it, and I was favorably … Continue reading

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A sweet little bullet from a pretty blue gun

Recently I wrote three posts about story structure. The first part discussed “story alignments” , the second part talked about openings that established an alignment, and the third part discussed actions within the body of the story. I had planned on writing … Continue reading

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The Music To The Story In Your Eyes

Moving right along, then.  This is the third in a series of posts about story structure. The first part discussed “story alignments” and the second part talked about openings that established an alignment. Now I am going to be talking … Continue reading

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The Game That We Have Been Playing

This is a followup to my last post regarding the alignment of a story. Before I get started I want to address a few points that I think are significant but didn’t spell out in my earlier post. First, my … Continue reading

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