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Why Writers Should Read Poetry, part one (National Poetry Month)

The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State, And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze. Six miles from earth, loosed from its dream of life, I woke to … Continue reading

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Of jokes and their proper placement

Greetings, programs! Let’s talk about comedic timing for a bit. I’m not talking about the kind of timing that actors and actresses need to have, in which they deliver their funny lines with sufficient timing that it maximizes comic effect … Continue reading

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THE WEST WING and storytelling in miniature

Greetings, Programs! Back in the day, The West Wing was one of my favorite shows. I don’t think it’s aged as well as many, and I’ve found that I have issues with Aaron Sorkin over the years, but still–when the show … Continue reading

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2018: You may fire when ready.

Hey all! 2017 is over, and 2018 is here. A bit of looking back and forward is in order. 2017 At first glance 2017 felt like a mixed bag to me, but when I really look harder, I got quite … Continue reading

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“Shiny in the Black”: A FIREFLY Christmas

This is a bit of fanfic I wrote a few years ago, and have been reposting ever since. It’s what I imagine a Very Special Christmas episode of FIREFLY would have been like. Take my love, take my land Take me … Continue reading

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Late last night, I dragged myself, weary and bloodied, across the NaNoWriMo finish line. Well, not bloodied, but I was quite tired when I got there…especially since at one point Scrivener had my word count at 50,200 but when I … Continue reading

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Of NaNoWriMo, and other delights

Goodness, I’ve really let this site go fallow, haven’t I? Over three months of radio silence here. That’s not because of any bad developments or anything like that; just that I’ve been plugging along with writing and not really saying … Continue reading

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On Process

Hey, everyone! Hoping everything is going well. If not, then I hope that your enemies are at least doing less well! I’ve been thinking a bit about process lately. That’s something that we “aspiring” writers tend to think a lot … Continue reading

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Plans: I got ’em!

Well, half of 2017 is in the books! Wow, that sure went fast. So what’s coming down the pike? I’m glad you asked! 1. In terms of book releases, the next project on the horizon is THE CHILLING KILLING WIND, … Continue reading

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At long, long last, the ebooks of AMONGST THE STARS are available! Kindle Nook I do apologize for how long this took. This book’s formatting was quite the hassle in terms of getting it all to render correctly in e-book … Continue reading

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