Monthly Archives: October 2010

Writing About Stories (Zeppelins)

Another highlight from yesterday’s yard work (beyond the muse trashing the current book outline) was the work she put into examining flash fiction ideas for the New Scientist contest and her determination to have me write a story about an … Continue reading

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Writing About Second Drafts

One of the few advantages of mowing the lawn is that it allows my mind to drop into autopilot; all it’s got to do is keep me walking in straight lines and avoid debris that might shoot out from under … Continue reading

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Writing About Deadlines

Two weeks remain until World Fantasy in Columbus, and while I’m not as close to finishing the first draft as I’d like at this point, the accompanying synopsis/outline is nearly complete. Each novel requires its own process, and I’m normally … Continue reading

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