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Planning a Short Story: Case Study of ‘Wrong Side of the Bed’

In my time at the Geek Mart, I’ve produced 15 booklets, each with a short story in them similar in style to Wrong Side of the Bed and I’m often asked two things: 1. ‘Did you write all of these?’ (usually by … Continue reading

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How to Write a Haiku

A few years ago, I picked up the habit of writing haiku as a warm up exercise. This was especially useful when I was writing Balor Reborn, because I was trying to write and publish the book in a week. (Spoiler … Continue reading

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6000 Words a Day

I registered for Camp NaNoWriMo this year. That was a mistake. For those who don’t know about it, it’s essentially a set-your-own-target version of National Novel Writing Month. Decide how much you want to write, enter the goal, enter a … Continue reading

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A Re-Brand, Version 1.0

Two years ago, I stopped updating my website. Shocker, I know. Who has a website for two years and doesn’t update it once? The answer, unfortunately, is someone who stopped paying attention to what he wanted. That feels like a … Continue reading

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On Podcasting

Over the past year, I’ve grown a bit of a fancy for podcasts. I was addicted to Serial the moment it entered my life, and now I spend an inordinate amount of my time catching up on older episodes of … Continue reading

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Master and WriMo: Day 15 of NaNoWriMo

I’ve had a busy week. That’s a nice way to start a post, right? I was busy, and I wrote 16K. That’s an even better way to start the post, and it gives some clarification as to what I might … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Day 8: How to Survive the Next Three Weeks

When I first attempted NaNoWriMo, way back in 2008, I had never written so much in so little time. I was seventeen years old, in the middle of my final year of school, and I had only ever completed one … Continue reading

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