Month: June 2014

The opening rarely survives contact with the completed draft but here it is

As the dirigible hurtled up the darkened pass, something glittering rose above the black lip of the mountains. Stomach fluttering, Jascinda leaned forward against the gondola’s rail. The word dragon filled her mind. Beside her, Captain Ulreo laughed. “Just moon

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Posted in Work In Progress

LJ cross posting broken – now doing it via twitter

Ugh. Can’t seem to get the LJ cross posting done. However, my blog entries now automatically feed into twitter, which LJ grabs. Best I can do right now 🙁

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WIP: Assault on the Sky Tomb of the Earth Kin

What with Kurtzhau underfoot with Miskatonic Adonisitis or something like that, I’ve had to pause my novels and focus on something shorter, in this case a short story I’ve had on my to-do list for  a while. As always I

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Posted in Outlining, Storyteller Tools, Work In Progress

Tonight it flowed!

Just Dave the Unspellable and myself for Study Group tonight. In the last month, thanks to the Big German, we tweaked three of our Meisterhaus — the Master Strikes — so that they actually work without opening you up to

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Posted in HEMA, Sword Fighting

Why most books on how to write a novel aren’t very useful…

I have read… a lot of books on writing. I started back in pre-Internet days towards the end of university when Writers Digest books appeared on the shelves of the now-defunct book floor of our local Forbidden Planet. A handful of

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