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March

This is my writing calendar as of today. Had some ups and downs, learned some more about my own process and how I can get out of my own way. I am still on track for the year, one quarter … Continue reading

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Leaving the town in the keeping of the man who is sweeping up the ghosts of Saturday night

This is in reply, more or less, to posts made by some writers I know. First Alexander Hellene talks about the Mythic in fiction,  then Xavier Lastra discusses magic use as a plot element in genre fiction, and then Rawle … Continue reading

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February

This is my writing calendar as of today. You’ll notice that it’s not a lot different from the one I posted at the end of January. That’s because February was a rough month for me in terms of writing, and … Continue reading

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Joe’s Sandwich II: When Mayo Holds

A while back I wrote a post in which I first introduced the concept of Joe’s Sandwich. I’ve been working a lot in the short story format and I find myself returning to the idea, and also to some ideas … Continue reading

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Accidental Discoveries

Back in November of last year I did a writing challenge that a friend suggested as an alternative to NaNoWriMo. Instead of working on a single novel, he proposed a flash fiction piece every day for a month. I had … Continue reading

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January

This is the calendar over my writing desk. I hung it up at the first of the year to keep track of my goal of finishing a story every week. You’ll notice that even though it is the last week … Continue reading

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What I Learned This Year

Last year at about this time I announced my plans to concentrate on short fiction during 2018. How did that work out for me, you ask? Pretty well, all things considered. I had eight stories published this year, and while … Continue reading

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