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Do I Even Want to Talk about This Week?

I keep starting and deleting this post, which might be partially caused by it being after 1 AM.  My hope is to finish writing War of Nytefall: Anarchy today and spend Sunday doing the outline for War of Nytefall: Eulogy.  The rest of … Continue reading

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Questions 3: Do You Play Well with Others?

As I said on Monday, I haven’t really tried to write with another author.  The few attempts I did make was long ago and failed miserably with the exception of a project in high school.  This means, I’m not an … Continue reading

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Desert Adventures: Hard to Do Without Writing ‘Dessert’ By Accident At Least Once

I’ve actually talked about sea journeys and a few other specific types over the years, but I realized that I never touched on this one.  Desert adventures have been really popular for a long time.  You find it in many … Continue reading

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The Fun of Writing Outdoors

With summer here, many people find that they want to spend as much time outside as possible.  Usually because I’m writing this in May, so I have no idea if we’re still under lockdown or not.  Last thing I heard … Continue reading

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Summer 2020 Plans

Full disclosure: I’m writing this up on April 7th.  Partially because it’s still the middle of the pandemic in New York and I have no idea what the future holds.  Going to be pretty funny when I forget I wrote … Continue reading

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Growing Old and Growing Up

Playing as a child Toiling as an adult One looks at the other With a hint of jealousy * The child wants to grow While the adult wants to play Youth admires the freedom of old Old wishes for the … Continue reading

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Battling a Shortened Attention Span

Going to try hard not to jump on a high horse because I’m aware that I fall into this category too.  In fact, I think most people have lost part of their attention span and that makes selling books a … Continue reading

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Psychological Curses: Are They There or Not?

A way of using a curse that I’ve mentioned previously is having it be more of a legend than something cast in real time.  I wanted to look more into this because it requires a lot more psychological work.  You … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Using Curses in Fiction: Eye of Newt Can Expire

Curses can have a lot of pitfalls when you use them.  Have they been done already and in the same fashion?  Do they have a purpose in the story beyond window dressing or a comical reaction?  Is it really a … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Writing Underwater Adventures

First, I really wanted to find a cool underwater adventure picture or gif, but nothing worked.  So, I got frustrated and went with Sebastian from ‘The Little Mermaid’.  Okay . . . Moving on.  This is a simple post about … Continue reading

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