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"It's Newer Than You Think"

The title of this post is a play on the frequent claim by my friend and fellow Voynich researcher, Steve Ekwell, who often warns us, “It’s older than you think”. 2,526 more words

Dating The VMs

Dispatch 5/23/15: New Refrains from a Dead Horn.

Let me clarify.  The manuscript I am editing will not contain any of these “black out” or “found” poems.  It consists of my best poems so far.  111 more words

Siersha of Errinton Update (Eldentimber Book 3)

As many of you know, I’ve been working on the rough draft for Seirsha of Errinton, the third book in The Eldentimber Series. Well, guess what–I finished it! 291 more words

Ya Fiction

The Four-Draft Plan

Editing – a writer’s worst nightmare.

Sitting down and reading through the first draft of your manuscript and coming to realise that what you have written, what you previously thought to be a literary masterpiece, is absolute dogshit. 624 more words

The adoration of the Beast

The adoration of the Beast, c. 1255, by unknown illustrator (source: GRI Digital Collections).


Finish That Manuscript

It’s finally summer, and with summer comes a cavalcade of writers making resolutions to finish their darned manuscripts. Maybe it’s partly because writers in academia finally have a little time away from grading in the precious summer months, because the gorgeous weather gets those endorphins pumping, or simply because nobody wants to spend another cold and miserable fall staring at the same project they stared at all through the last cold and miserable fall. 553 more words


This is my first post from my writing space. Surrounded by the green canopy of leaves and the sounds of birds, as the sun wakes up over the small town, I am able to say I’ve completed a goal. 97 more words