2014-12-19 10.42.12

  A few months ago I got a little annoyed during our weekly writing group. One of the authors was working on a fantasy novel that contained witchcraft. One of the people in our group said that the spell his characters were using would actually take much longer in real life and a ten minute conversation […]

2014-12-17 10.43.25

I’ve been writing a lot lately. Just the fact that I can honestly type that sentence makes me just about the happiest idiot on this planet – but that’s not what this post is about. Anyway, even when I’m in production mode, I still make sure I read for at least 30 minutes every day. […]

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Yesterday, I listened to the latest episode of one of my favorite podcasts, A Way with Words. (I highly recommend subscribing if you care even the least bit about language – it’s a lot of fun) Grant and Martha started discussing a new style guide…

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Pic blatantly stolen from HuffPo, who blatantly stole it from somewhere else. As always seems to be the case lately when someone in a position of influence comes out of the closet, comment sections are flooded with people saying, “Who cares?” The announcement that Tim…

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I need to know if anyone has ever done this and what sort of effect it had on your writing. Smashwords has this thing… you can upload your first draft as you go along during NANO. Publicly. I don’t know about you guys, but my…

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I narrowed down an elevator pitch for the yet to be written work of dubious art. Here goes – Jack Monterey was a great detective until his partner, in every sense of the word, was kidnapped during a routine investigation and presumed dead. Now, five…

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? The picture says eight, but I’d already made it before I realized my mistake – a mistake that I can live with. ? Going through all these episodes of old pulp shows is very enlightening as far as dialogue, situations, plot-points, etc. I’m taking…

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