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What does it say about me…

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Blog Posts, Uncategorized | 0 comments

…that the instant Rusty the Red Panda disappeared from the National Zoo, my sister and I receive multiple emails to the effect of “Did you really!?” Just because we were in Washington, D.C. at the time. And an admitted affection for red pandas. Well, did we really?

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List: Everything That Can Go Wrong (a Mix-n-Match Adventure)

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Blog Posts, Uncategorized, Writing | 0 comments

Storytelling is problem solving–to have a plot, you need a problem for your characters to confront. Then the plot needs a reason behind it, and you have to make clear what’s at stake if the problem isn’t solved, while having some idea how your characters are going to solve it. Over the weekend I started brainstorming problems-stakes-causes-and-solutions with a particular series in mind (another one!? Yes, another one). But as I went on I realized this list might serve as a...

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In Which I Indulge A Moment in a Display of Ungodly Power

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Blog Posts, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hello to the reader who found this blog after, Blogger informs me, searching with the keywords “The Xeocin Empire the Halcyon”! I assume you are seeking information about the setting or story, “The Halcyon in Flight,” which appeared in Crossed Genres magazine some time ago. Never fear! It’s still archived, and as for the setting itself (you may have already read this in previous posts) I am revising a novel set in Xeocib with an eye to eventually landing an...

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