Category Archives: Writing

Flight of the Curious

I’m finally starting to ramp up my writing again after a far-too-long hiatus. The first salvo in this renewed activity is in the form of a fan fiction project I just began, a science-fiction serial adventure based on the role-playing … Continue reading

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Goals? What Goals?

If you came here after reading my earlier entry, you might notice a bit of irony. If you haven’t read it, please take a moment to go back and read that post. I’ll wait here while you do. Welcome back. … Continue reading

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NoNaNoWriMo This Year

As much as I enjoy the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge every November, I’ve decided not to participate this year. The reason? The results of the last two years have been two unfinished novels, both of which remain that … Continue reading

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Childish Things

I’ve read great writers describe writing as a chore, a mechanical job that one does, either well or poorly. And I’ve heard as many other writers say that writing is a kind of bleeding onto the page, and just as the ancients believed that a man’s life was contained in his blood, so these writers seem to be saying that the act of writing is like pouring your life out—and maybe even sacrificing it—for your writing. Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month

November is a busy month for Americans. Thanksgiving is the big holiday, and usually involves lots of family, friends and food−quite the social occasion. As a writer, November is even busier than for others, because it’s also National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and those of us who choose to participate will find themselves frantically typing away in every spare moment available. Continue reading

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