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Writing Thursday: Advice for Aspiring/Perspiring Writers #3: Supernatural Forces Do Not Govern Your Writing

Since I seem to be on a roll with advice for aspiring/perspiring[1] writers, here’s my third entry, and I’ll admit up front that this one may be controversial: Supernatural forces do not govern your writing. So here’s the deal:  Yes, … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday: Advice to Aspiring/Perspiring Writers #2: Writers Write

Okay, since I sort of started down this path last week, when I talked about the fact that first drafts suck, I got to thinking about some other advice I’d give to someone who wants to write fiction. And I … Continue reading

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Writing Thursday: Contest Results and Writing Advice

Hi, everyone! Yeah, I know.  I haven’t blogged about writing in a while.  Frankly, while I’ve still been writing, I haven’t had a lot going on that I considered blog-worthy. This week, that changed. A couple of months ago, I … Continue reading

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Things You Learn From Conventions; or It’s About More Than Just The Writing

(Post-A-Day Challenge, Day 22)   I love going to science fiction conventions, especially the more literary ones like MileHiCon (which is where I am this weekend, hence the lack of internet connectivity).  These conventions aren’t about meeting your favorite actor … Continue reading

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Comin’ Back For More; or, What I Learned From My Second WorldCon Writer’s Workshop

So, now that it’s more than a month after my second experience with a WorldCon Writer’s Workshop (this time in Reno), I thought I’d share my experiences with everyone. (I first posted about this back in July; rather than repeat … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions; or How Do You Know When You’re Doing It Right?

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) I’m about 3/4 of the way finished with my second draft of the first volume of the “Daughters of August Winterbourne” series. And in the course of editing, I’ve had to make … Continue reading

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Finding The Path; or, Which Way From Here?

(This posting originally appeared on The Melt-Ink Pot) The Internet is a big and wonderful place, full of websites that are helpful, useful, or just plain strange. It’s like a library that’s hyped up on caffeine, speed, hallucinogens, and maybe … Continue reading

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