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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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Slice Of Life Fantastic

This month I have been trying something new, a kind of a hybrid of NaNoWriMo and Inktober. Every day I open a new document and just write whatever comes out. The idea is to create something–a scene, a character, a … Continue reading

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Want a signed set of The Book Of Lost Doors?

It is coming down to the wire for Cirsova.  He wants to raise $5,000 to fund next year’s run of the magazine, and he’s up to just over $3,600 as of this writing, with 6 days to go. Let me … Continue reading

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Metaesthetics viewed as a global discriminatory function for theorem sheafs (Part VI)

VI. Beauty And Truth And All That Jazz Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V A successful metaesthetic formalism has scalar consistency between mechanical, narrative, and thematic elements. Generally when we speak of consistency in fiction we mean … Continue reading

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Metaesthetics viewed as a global discriminatory function for theorem sheafs (Part V)

V. In Which The Audience Is Invited To Participate Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV And now, at long last (I had planned this initially as three essays) we come to the point of the series. Or rather, … Continue reading

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Metaesthetics viewed as a global discriminatory function for theorem sheafs (Part IV)

IV. Aesthetics And Metaesthetics In Practice Part I Part II Part III Aesthetics is the study of the formalism of a means of communication–that is to say the relationship between what is being said to how you say it. Metaesthetics … Continue reading

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