Author Archives: thunderhawkbolt

Google and Plotting a Murder

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
? As we all know, there are a few entities who know absolutely everything there is to know about us because of what we do online. None seems to be more omniscient than Google though. If you use Google to find pretty much anything, you…

When it’s necessary to murder a scene

I have been on such a roll lately, writing like a maniac for the first time in my life. Running up to the 4 ½ day weekend that was Christmas this year, I was excited about all of the writing I was going to get done. It was not unthinkable that between that break and […]

Writing Group Faux Pas

  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 […]

Reading Woes

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. […]

Pinker’s “The Sense of Style” – New Writing Style Guide

Originally posted on Making it up as I go along:
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…

When someone comes out of the closet

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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…

Smashwords, NANOWRIMO, and Papa

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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…

Subdued Flamboyance

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Cover Your Dreams

Affordable Cover Design for Self Publishers

A Narcissist Writes Letters, To Himself

A Hopefully Formerly Depressed Human Vows To Practice Self-Approval

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