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My clever (but cancelled/postponed) NaNoWriMo plan

Last Wednesday, I said I was preparing to do another Novel-in-a-month challenge this July. I also mentioned that the two novels I’ve been working on this past year both started as NaNoWriMo novels. The group I do this with often … Continue reading

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Lighting Liramor

In my novel, Out from the Darkness, Liramor is a dark fairyland where the evil fairy kobolds like to give people nightmares and the dullahan, the lord of the headless horsemen, rides to kill every night. In the first draft … Continue reading

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Bragging about my Fantastic Imagination

In my critique group, I’ve gotten multiple comments on how I have a really good imagination. On that note, one of WordPress’s recent blogging topic suggestions was to talk about a time I was scared. I (usually) enjoy reading about … Continue reading

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Time in a bottle? Try time on tap (and running down the drain).

I was at community group this evening with my friends from church. I told them how it was hard for me to get myself to go to bed because when I go to bed I just have to get up … Continue reading

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Story Soundtracks

I often associate certain songs with stories, with characters, events, places, or even just the tone of the story.  I’ve always done this, both with stories I’ve written and other stories.  Then I thought it’d be really cool (in daydream … Continue reading

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Out From the Darkness part 2 (rerun from Facebook)

Here’s the other rerun of a Facebook note I said I was going to post.  It was originally posted on August 1 2009: I mentioned earlier that I was doing a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel in a … Continue reading

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Out From the Darkness (rerun post from Facebook)

(originally posted  July 17 2009) Back several weeks ago, someone at my church mentioned while giving the announcements that she found out that her daughter’s name (D’arcy) means “from the darkness.” That was the first of several things which inspired the … Continue reading

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