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Lessons from rejection

Where I have the most experience as a creative writer is in the submission rejection process. No, no need to get all sympathetic and tut tut. 840 more words

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At cross porpoises

Chances are, you, like me, had never heard of the Vaquita Porpoise until recently. If  you have, it’s because there are now less than 100 in the wild. 580 more words

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Doctor Who: Concepts for Writers

Writers need to consider specifics in the creation of their narratives. For instance, they need to put a bit of thought into names and plot developments. 1,545 more words

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Writing Resolutions

I’m not one for New Year’s resolutions. Or New Year. Or resolutions. Not really. But change is order of the day. I guess change is the order of every day in some way. 287 more words

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Writing adventures so far

To those who have stuck by me thank you for reading. To new visitors, thanks for dropping by and know that writing (whether it is reviewing episodes of Doctor Who here or writing stories) is something I pursue because I must, even if it is shoved into the spare hours I have between everything else. 201 more words

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Writing like a tree

The news, as it is wont to do these days, came via Twitter first, and then I found it in the mail. A poster. One of my stories for If: Books Open Changes was used for a Story Tree poster and it arrived the other day. 543 more words

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The Hobbit: Consolations of Structure & Dreaming

Structure and Imagination

The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug was mostly a triumph of restructuring and knowing what to do with a story once it’s been written.  1,291 more words

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