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It’s the morning after the writing workshop with Alice Kuipers.

Yesterday after returning, I was pumped.  I made  plans for a feasible writing practice. I had set goals for next week, next month, the next 6 months and for the next year. 567 more words

Telling Stories: Fueling the maze-builders

Two weeks ago, I put forth what I think is a fairly simple philosophy for getting storylines moving in games – I don’t build the story.  1,181 more words


The Art of Discourse

“There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the  breath of life for a conversation.”

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Telling Stories: I do not build a maze, I assemble tools

I’m in the midst of planning for a big roleplaying plot right now.  That means integrating plots, making a couple of alts, planting the seeds of resolutions that won’t come for quite some time.  1,150 more words

Online Games

A Personal Story Involving My Butt and a Tongue Scraper

Some stories are too good to be forgotten. Here is an excellent story from my old blog that I had to bring over. Enjoy.

As with all stories about my butt, this one too, starts with my throat. 997 more words


Where I Learned To Write

I grew up in a television-less home in a time where everyone and their dog had a TV to watch every night. This left me only two forms of entertainment. 487 more words

Writer's Blog

Who do you say he is?

“Tell us a story!” That’s the way I would begin the earliest conversations I remember having with my grandmother. When my sister and cousins and I were in her presence, someone would inevitably ask her to tell us a story from her childhood. 1,006 more words