Category Archives: Things I’ve Written

I Am Lazy So Read This:

Yep. Title says it all. I’m doing a fiction-writing binge and I have no brainpower or motivation to spare for blogging, so here, have the first, oh, page or so of a Beauty And The Beast/Hades And Persephone/East Of The … Continue reading

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Character Development Questionnaire.

I’ve come up with a bunch of questions to answer in order to make your characters SUPER awesome and well developed. The questions range from “What Hogwarts house would they be in?” to “Name three things they aren’t very good … Continue reading

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Moving Around, Settling Down.

We moved in July, the humid, unforgiving heat of the California sun sticking our shirts to our backs as we carried boxes from the house to the truck. The mattresses went in first, on their sides, and the table went … Continue reading

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MISSION ABORT

It turns out that I really, really hate doing a niche blog. It also turns out that when I’m doing cool things I want to write about my life, and when I’m not doing cool things I want to write … Continue reading

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Adventures In Editing: Part Two.

After some trial and error and considerable research, I have decided that I’ve been doing this editing thing all wrong, particularly considering the ways in which I work best, and the gradual disintegration of any kind of logical order or … Continue reading

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Write What You Feel

I used to get really irritated whenever I read a writing book that told me to write what I know. I’m a fantasy writer, who occasionally slips into sci-fi, and I mocked it endlessly. The only people who write only … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Morning

I like being up early. I like the way the light falls grey, the way it brightens, the way the sunrise sends gold warmth into the room to awaken it. Dawn makes me think of the smell of rain about … Continue reading

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Adventures In Editing: Part One.

I really didn’t mean to start editing Aconite so soon. I thought, hey, I’ll take a week long break and maybe start then. But no, my story called. I just finished editing the first, oh, page or so, so I … Continue reading

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Journaling.

Originally, this blog was supposed to be something like a journal. I would meticulously write out anything interesting that happened during the day and share it with the Internet so I didn’t bore my family members with trite details about … Continue reading

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NaNo Inspiration

It’s the last week of NaNoWriMo, and I am 4000 words away from reaching that most vaunted of goals: 50k in one month. However, these last 4000 words are, apparently, impossible to write. I wrote 350 words yesterday. Total. That … Continue reading

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