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ADHD Ninja has a f*cking problem

Today, I decided to interview a long-time friend of ours. I am provoked by his story–enough to take time out of a busy schedule to make his story more well-known.  1,277 more words

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Showing Vs Telling Practice

Today I practiced showing instead of telling: mercilessly launch all adverbs into the event horizon of a black hole; avoid “-ing” adjectives as if they were thermal-seeking rocket-propelled nuclear fusion missiles; with a tourniquet, restrict the flow of the “was” and “is” verbs as if they were the spewing blood from your severed arms. 1,173 more words

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Mordacai's Escape (An action scene--still in drafting phase)

Prisoner two thousand nine hundred sixty-three woke with a jolting throb in the side of his head and eyes that itched and stung something worse than pepper spray. 2,925 more words

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The Angel of Death

This brief excerpt is from a second draft chapter of a space opera fanfic novel based on the Star Trader universe. If everything goes according to plan, I will be needing beta readers in about a month and a half, if anyone is interested. 2,173 more words

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Spiced-up Space Dogs

“The Pernicious Pioneer does not command the capability of entering high speeds under such duress. It is a vessel meant to be extremely efficient at travel in between words and at navigating strong gravitational wells, but it is not good at pin-point maneuverability or quick accelerations, such as those used in modern methods of space combat.” PeeNutz turned to the captain, bearing a large flask of dark red liquid. 1,167 more words

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Arabella's Plight #2

There was something more to it than “victor” or “loser” or “star food” or even “pride.” All Perunites learned from birth that both humans and Perunites were an absolute necessity for the safe continuance of the universe. 916 more words

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Arabella's Plight #1

The “Pin-ning Bliz-zard” and the adult-sized living vessel did not for a moment relent in their attacks upon one another. Each vessel’s starboard side was battered so hard that the outer hulls began to glow first bright red, then white with the inflicted heat. 865 more words

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