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April 20, 1930

From the Gods’ Hollow journal of Duncan Blood.

April 20, 1930.

The house nearly killed me.

I was walking along the western edge of the Gods’ Hollow field when the house materialized not a dozen feet from me. 199 more words


Reasons for a Short Story

What is the big deal about short stories? Why have them? Why do readers prefer the short story over a full blown novel? First, let me say that novel length manuscripts have NOT gone by the wayside. 343 more words

On Writing

Finish it already!

I started on this journey to be a full time author and I started writing… a lot. In March I wrote more than I have written in any other month outside of NaNoWriMo. 324 more words

On Writing

April 19, 1930

From the Gods’ Hollow journal of Duncan Blood.

April 19, 1930.

Close to where Gods’ Hollow meets my lands, I discovered an abandoned stretch of road which had not existed the day before. 191 more words



Small stack of books not yet read. Their titles draw me in.

Virgil, the poet who died of a fever; poet to emperors and Rome.  220 more words

Internal Dialogue - Roman or Italics?

I am a font freak and a typeset tyrant. This penchant bled into me from my earliest years. My father was a printer. I am a printer’s son. 856 more words

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Tony Daniel Pens Tribute to Great SF Writer Gene Wolfe at the 'Federalist'

 Gene Wolfe died recently at age 87. Tony Daniel says Wolfe was a major influence on him, and one of the greats of American letters. 55 more words