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Concept List

It’s been awhile, hasn’t it?  Too busy writing to post.  Which means– what, you think I’m not getting any writing done now?  Never mind, here’s the fiction I’m working on, in chronological order of conception: Title: Free Souls Also Known As: … Continue reading

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Too Bad I Ain’t Doing This for the Money

More thinking, more critique forum input, more thinking again about my problem-child chapters in my work-in-revision Free Souls. One reason they’re weak, I’ve decided, is because they’re trying to answer the wrong question.  I’d had my main character verbalize it as … Continue reading

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Wandering in the Woods

I’m still hard at work elucidating the background and motivations of my female main character in my novel Free Souls.  You may have despaired of my ever tying in all this verbiage and  getting back to the action of the present … Continue reading

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I’ve Thought About It

It’s been a month since I posted last, and I’ve had a chance to think about where I want to go with the book revision I’ve been posting on this blog. And I’ve decided, what the heck, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Giving It a Rest

As part of setting up my WordPress blog, I came up with some Categories I thought would be relevant for my posts.  Among these is “Experimental.”  I meant that to apply to vignettes, sketches, little chapter-length or shorter exercises I’d … Continue reading

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Filling in the Gaps

Oh, gosh, this writing bug is deadly. When I found and reread the manuscript of my 1983 novel Free Souls I determined it would need some editing and revisions before I posted it online.  One of the biggest issues was … Continue reading

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Fantasy Worlds and Alternative Universes

Since I began this blog I have, in various ways, been led to, linked in with, and/or stumbled upon the blogs of many other writers.  And it’s striking how many of those authors write fantasy fiction. If there’s one genre … Continue reading

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