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Second Draft: A talking severed head haunts his murderers

It was the autumn of 1657, and a kind of truce hung over the hard-pressed settlement of Ville-Marie, as Montreal was then known. Iroquois raids had receded, and there had even been an exchange of hostages held respectively by the Iroquois and the French. 656 more words

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Novel Update #11: Transcribing Changes

The last update that I wrote on for The Strain of Rebellion stated that I had finished editing the rough draft. What does that mean? I now am typing up the changes on a copied word document of the original (since I’m sentimental and want a rough draft copy saved with all the errors that I originally made). 398 more words

Verily, We Go Along

Despite a day when I could not find nor hold my footing in normalcy for more than 3 minutes at a time, I did manage to get a nice chunk of second draft-ness done on my short story, “Hoar Frost.” 20 more words



I’m experiencing a writer’s high. That sense that you can just do anything.

(Also I’m feeling just generally joyous about my writing and I credit autumn. 523 more words


Script Update: Draft 2

The date is 16th October 2016. The time is 5.20 pm (at writing) and as of 20 minutes ago I have finished the second draft of my screenplay. 354 more words


Second Draft: McGill University administrator abhorred frivolity, especially on the Sabbath

William Craig Baynes was as active as ever. He was the secretary of McGill University and, though a venerable 78, he was not at all ready to retire. 614 more words

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Victory is Mine, Part Deux!

It is finished!

I have completed my second draft and I am just so relieved!  Some statistics for you of book one of “Reimarsoga”  (that’s a working title so far). 189 more words