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Misplacing Space and Time

I’m awful because the draft of this post has been in my HD for more than a year now.

But now is time to get things done. 280 more words

Horror

My Scribus review is gone? (and other updates)

I’m not sure what happened but my post on Scribus is nowhere to be found. No time for posting it again, so here we go with the truncated version. 571 more words

Writing

0115 - Free Flash Fiction Writing Course

We homeschool our children and I’ve been leading my three youngest through a novel writing book and other creative writing exercises. As of late I’ve been swamped with work, as I’ve recently lost 40% of my team to attrition (one employee retired after 42years of service!) and I’ve been traveling. 150 more words

The Writing Life

HTTS Sitrep 4: The Strongest Chains We Forge Ourselves

I have taken this lesson and done its critical exercises twice before, but in an effort to safeguard against familiarity and contempt, I took my time and made sure I paid even more attention to the details in a conscious effort to learn all it had to offer…or as much as I was capable of presently learning. 2,165 more words

Writing

HTTS Sitrep 3: I Think, Therefore I Muse, Part II

When I was young, I thought I had a spirit-helper named Dirus.
I pictured him as a gray wolf of great size, wisdom and strength. Though both a lone-entity and a pack member, I don’t ever recall the pack being a big part of our exchanges save only once—but of that, I’ll speak another time. 2,638 more words

Writing

Writing Surprises

I first came across the notion of daily free-writing six or seven years ago, through Holly Lisle, and liked it well enough. 705 more words

Scribbling

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

As a long-time student of Holly Lisle, I’ve long ago learned to trust her methods, whether or not they make sense to me right off the bat. 566 more words

Book Review