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In The Year 2020

Okay, so writing 2020  as the date is probably going to freak me out all year. But let’s leave that aside and talk about my intentions for the new year. Last year I set my goal too ambitiously and I … Continue reading

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Smash The Mirror

Describing a character is just about the worst way to introduce a character to me. Sadly, it’s also one of the most common. Now, maybe it’s just me, but when a story opens up by focusing on a character–not just … Continue reading

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(2^3)((2^3)-1))

August is always a time for introspection for me, due to the whole birthday thing. So I have been taking stock of where I am, where I’ve come from, and where I am going. No real conclusions, as yet, except … Continue reading

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July In Dracoheim

It’s hard to fight wizards and demons when all you have is a gun and a badge. The use of magic in the Sovereign City of Dracoheim is regulated by the Lord Mayor’s Committee For Public Safety. From the licensing … Continue reading

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June

This is last month’s picture, since I only have one more line on this month’s and it’s an unfinished story. Current Stats: * indicates stories written this year Stories Published:  “Everyone Knows This Is The End Of The Line” (1,200 … Continue reading

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The Dead Men’s Shoes Society

(Extra special bonus bragging rights points for anyone who can identify the source of the title of this post–yes, it is a name that I used in The Book Of Lost Doors, but where did I steal it from originally?) … Continue reading

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May

This is my writing calendar as of today. Not much new content since last month. I spent a lot of time doing business/publishing things rather than writing, but that’s okay. Also the stories that I have written have been on … Continue reading

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A Wheel On Each Corner

I spent yesterday afternoon doing the brakes on my 2014 Ford Fiesta, which turned out to be such a simple job that I’m kind of ashamed that I put it off for so long. The front brakes on this car … Continue reading

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He Came Home From The War With A Party In His Head

This is a follow up to my earlier post, If I Exorcise My Devils Then My Angels Will Leave Too.  In that post I talked about the concept of personal growth as a story arc and why I think it’s … Continue reading

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If I Exorcise My Devils Then My Angels Will Leave Too

Recently I gave up on three books in rapid succession, and all for the same reason. Unlikeable protagonists. More than that–protagonists who were introduced in such a way as to showcase their negative characteristics. And I see these books–and quite … Continue reading

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