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Amazing Andalucia

It’s now Sunday, and I’ve been in Andalucia since late morning on Thursday. The two main observations I’ve made so far are that it’s very beautiful and that it’s flippin’ hot for the first week of May! 467 more words


Edinburgh Science Festival: Can Robots Evolve?

As part of my HellSans research I went to the talk ‘Can Robots Evolve?’ at the Edinburgh Science Festival in Summerhall. The talk by Professor Jon Timmis was chaired by Professor Alan Winfield with interactive demonstrations lead by Dr James Hilder. 361 more words


Seriously Write: Top Five Research Tips from Anna Schmidt

Today on the Seriously Write blog, author Anna Schmidt shares five things (and a bonus tip) that have helped her when researching a novel. 22 more words

Inspirational Books

Seriously Write: Researching the 1700’s by Beth White

For me, the earliest days of our American history would seem difficult to research. Fortunately, that didn’t stop author Beth White from finding the resources she needed to write her novels. 30 more words

The Writing Life

Picturing your Character: The Dog Hero

The last two post have been about finding pictures to help envision my characters. I posted several pictures to help me create a compost of both Dan and Isabella. 567 more words

Nobody cares that it's called a 'poop deck'.

If you’ve read any of my recent posts, you are aware that I’m having an epic and very public fight with chapter 10. I’ve drafted it twice and was getting ready to rewrite it for a third time before I handed it over to my wife. 506 more words

Novel Writing