Monthly Archives: March 2014

I Need Sleep

I don’t usually like to complain here.  This isn’t a “personal journal,” but a “writer persona” journal–in other words, this place isn’t the unfiltered me, but the carefully-considered me, which is why I rarely write on controversy here–I’ll only do … Continue reading

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Quick Writing Update

A scene in This Damn Book has been kicking my ass all week.  It’s a space battle, and I just couldn’t make it work.  It was BORING.  But I kept plugging away, and thinking, in non-writing spare moments, about the … Continue reading

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The Scottish Personality

Originally posted on GreyKodiak:
I’ve often wondered if a nation, or at least a culture, could be said to have a personality.  Is it possible, for example, to describe the entire Scottish Nation as though it were a single, homogeneous,…

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Viable Paradise: Assimilating the Information takes time, but it’s worth it.

One of the things they tell you at Viable Paradise (get those applications in, folks! Deadline is June 15th!) is that much of what you learn there will take time to settle into your brain and become useable.  The figure … Continue reading

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Closing in…

34,389 words.  Not bad.  Chapter seven is nearly finished; chapter eight is the Big Revelation.   Now I am very tired, and I am going to watch a sitcom to let my brain stop working, then I’m going to bed. 

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Good night writing

Sometimes even getting a couple of hundred words out is a chore.  Other times, the words, they flow like a gorgeous stream.  Tonight was one of the latter times; I ended up with 1,160 words. Now I’m shutting it all … Continue reading

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