Category Archives: Writing

What If? Rejects #10.3: Turkey Day

Previous post in this series: Stunt Bike Next post in this series: Moving an Island Q: What if every day, every human had a 1 percent chance of being turned into a turkey, and every turkey had a 1 percent … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Writing The Wayfarers

Last week, I published one of my short stories, The Wayfarers, and previously, I also described my writing process that went into one of my other stories, The Lacertan Indicent, and what I learned from it, so I wanted to … Continue reading

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What I Learned From Writing The Lacertan Incident

Last week, I published one of my short stories, The Lacertan Incident, on my blog. This week, I wanted to share some of the process of how I wrote and rewrote it, and what I learned from the experience. I … Continue reading

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Children’s fantasy literature review: Introduction

Children’s books are very much a genre of their own–or rather multiple genres, since they can be realist or literary fiction, mysteries, fantasy, history, or (almost) any other adult genre, plus the different age groups: chapter books (ages 6-10), middle … Continue reading

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Another look at names

A while back, I wrote about the various resources I use to select names for characters. Now, I’d like to add one more: the Baby Name Wizard Blog. This blog is about much more than helping parents name their kids. … Continue reading

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The Magic Spreadsheet at one year

Nearly a year ago, I posted about the Magic Spreadsheet, which is a method to write at a steady pace by demanding you write a minimum of 250 words per day. In my case, it wasn’t the spreadsheet or the … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month begins

It’s that time of year again. Hundreds of thousands of writers around the world are gearing up for the biggest writing event of the year: NaNoWriMo. The goal is simple: write 50,000 words of a novel in the month of … Continue reading

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