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…and interdimensional ninjas on the front lawn.

In case you wanted to see (again) a bit of What Goes on in Their Brains When They’re Writing: Having reached around 80K words in one WIP and around 50K in another, my dear clone-sibling suddenly decided that he didn’t … Continue reading

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‘Only humans are people’ and other BS

[typed 9:30-ish in morning of Dec. 13, 2021] The topics WordPress thought I would be interested in today: inspiration, dogs, Red Sox. *shakes head* It would be just one more small collection of nonsense, such as when WordPress thinks I … Continue reading

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An observation…

Have you noticed that many online “writing experts” who don’t use correct/standard grammar and punctuation in their own articles/blog posts/”advice to writers that want to write good” also insist that real people don’t use correct/standard grammar in speech? That’s why, … Continue reading

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Writing/Editing Advice for the Day

Don’t consult an editor who uses the word literally to mean not literally. I just read a blog post in which the blogger, someone who feels he has ‘found his niche’ as a giver of ‘expert’ advice on writing/publishing, tells … Continue reading

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(forget)

[I couldn’t come up with an actual title for this post, so you’ll have to be content with the working title/label I used originally.] …So there was a blog post a while back, and although it contained some stuff certainly … Continue reading

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Copyright “Trivia” and Stupid People

Apparently it’s a little-known fact that no one does or can own commonplace words that have been in common use for centuries… My sister-in-law has been doing artistic stuff with branch heraldry for the Society for Creative Anachronism, and then … Continue reading

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Reblog: “Should You Write Every Day?”

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Gregory S. Close’s science fantasy novel Greyspace is now on KindleVella

He’s not actually doing this to bribe us (my clone-sibling and I), but there was at one time a deal struck that we’d finish “that novel” if he finished Greyspace… No wonder he asked me just a couple days ago … Continue reading

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Editing status: boss fight

I’m about two-thirds of the way through the manuscript, at least. I would have had this one done months ago, but various real-life circumstances (mostly health problems) got in the way of me even working on it. (You know me: … Continue reading

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I should have just watched the damn movie…

[I started writing this post more than a month ago, in early May. There’s a longer version — yes, really — that’s still a work-in-progress, but today seems like a good day to share at least part of it.] Back … Continue reading

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