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Stop Writing A Novel and Write YOUR Novel

I’ve taken a bit of a break from writing these past few weeks, and it’s done wonders. I’m starting to return to doing  things I love—reading fiction and roleplaying being the big two—and it’s helping me get out of my creative rut. 361 more words

Write The Damn Thing

May 7: Happy Birthday Amy Heckerling and Gary Cooper

Amy Heckerling is turning 63 today.  She studied film at NYU and then at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.  At AFI she made a short film, … 1,124 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Anthology Thursday - Sword & Sorcery - Part 3/4

Anthology Thursday is a series of posts breaking down and reviewing an anthology every month. Because I need to read more short fiction. This month is… 392 more words


The Fifth Head of Cerberus by Gene Wolfe

Like the novel with which it will be discussing, this review-come-journal entry will be apportioned into three distinct parts. In the first, I shall discuss how Gene Wolfe’s… 2,054 more words


Crunchy Complexity

In which I alienate Robert Jordan fans and Harry Potter fans in one swell foop.

The other night in our writing group at the Fairlee Public Library I read a passage from my novel-in-progress… 1,530 more words



I finished Shadow and Claw the other day. The protagonist didn’t describe any more executions in the part that I hadn’t read, which was frankly a relief. 312 more words


Currently Reading

For the last few days or so I have been reading Shadow and Claw by Gene Wolfe. It’s apparently an omnibus edition of the first two books in a series, which makes sense—I’m past the middle and into the… 331 more words