Category Archives: Explore…

Day 19 & 20… respectively

Wow, it’s kind of amazing to have come to the close of this process. The last four days leave me with a general outline from which to begin writing. It isn’t perfect, but it isn’t supposed to be. I remember … Continue reading

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drinking from a firehose… vacation?

What a weekend! I’ve just returned from 3+ days in New Orleans and I am utterly spent. In one respect it was a tragedy for ’21 days’, leaving me with no time, energy or desire to work while I was … Continue reading

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Day 12: Roots…

The question of the day: What roots my characters to their world? For me, this is filed under little details, and it’s one of the things that great authors do really well. From experience, I know it is really easy … Continue reading

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daily play: eavesdrop

It’s been quite some time since I’ve issued a challenge. Today feels like a good day for it. So, here we go. Today’s challenge is… eavesdrop. Go to a public place and listen to a conversation or two or three. … Continue reading

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MidsouthCon30 & my online monster

It’s here! MidsouthCon XXX has come and starting tomorrow I’ll be back in a world of people I love. I’ll be standing in the midst of nerds, geeks, misfits and dreamers. Here are a few expected highlights: Literary Guest of … Continue reading

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remember why…

Years of exposure to sales has left me with repeated encouragement to know why I set my hand to any task. I believe this is true of any task. It is a reminder when things grow difficult which they will … Continue reading

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to touch a sense of child like awe

The wording is a bit rough, but those words sum it up fairly nicely. I am beginning to think that this is one of the highest achievements of art or storytelling. It is something I hope to do with my … Continue reading

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