Category Archives: Writing Process

Stray Thoughts About Diversity

The Fantasy/Sci-Fi Readers Lounge on Facebook is celebrating diversity this week, and the discussion sparked ideas I’d like to share. I do not address diversity in my stories. Now, before you react to my statement, let me clarify. Diversity is … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 03-29-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Fantasy short story (Fiction) This short story starts in the middle then jumps back, but it’s an intriguing look at expectations and how people can be manipulated. I say no … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 02-15-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Film (History) Restored motion picture footage from between 1896 and 1900 using what was then a new technology gives insight into daily life in Paris, France. https://mymodernmet.com/lumiere-brothers-1890s-paris/ Medieval City (Generator) … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Female Archetypes in Steampunk Fiction by Phoebe Darqueling

Please welcome Phoebe Darqueling back with another fascinating article, this time about the Steampunk genre. I enjoyed discovering the different female character types prevalent in Steampunk, recognizing quite a few from my reading. If you have the same twist of … Continue reading

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The Post-NaNo 2018 Report (Some Thoughts on Challenges)

I’d love to tell you a miracle happened and I somehow managed to cross the 50k line and keep my streak going. It shouldn’t be a surprise it didn’t. There is some value, however, in letting this trend go. When … Continue reading

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