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A birthday both real and ficitonal, plus mini-rants about science and grammar.

Birthday: Y’know how I always say something about birthdays of my “imaginary friends”? Well, tomorrow (June 1) is Hrothgar Tebrey’s birthday. Also his author’s birthday, although obviously they weren’t born in the same year. Or on the same planet. Science … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he has updates about novels-in-progress.

The reason yesterday’s “Writing Glitch” post was so late is that I didn’t have access to the computer until evening; my clone was using it to work on the next (fourth) Tebrey novel. Just thought you’d want to know that. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he shares fragments of story.

I am allowed to take breaks periodically, you know… In order to keep my brain fresh for copyediting someone else’s military sci-fi, I need to pause every now and then for a few minutes and read… something that isn’t military sci-fi … Continue reading

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Writing the ‘Realistic Female Character’

This post probably merits a Harsh Sarcasm Ahead warning label all on its own. Also, there will be a lot of asides and tangents. (Sometimes my brain works that way. Unless you’re new here, you already know that.) It still … Continue reading

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“Realistic” Characters of Whatever Age: Maybe We’re Writing Them… Inaccurately.

A post from Luther M. Siler about tattoos, technology, and how the generations view each other made me think of this… It’s something I saw on television: A man is arguing with his son about music. He doesn’t understand or … Continue reading

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Fan Art, Revisited

Today, I left a blog comment that may need some explanation… Once upon a time, a friend made this deliberately silly fan art of two characters in my twin’s novels. “Hello Neo-panther” is Hunter (panther, more or less), and the … Continue reading

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A seagull on the mantelpiece, and other stuff about our writing

In several brainstorming sessions (or maybe one extremely long and often-interrupted session) over the last few days, my clone and I have been discussing plans for our various WIPs and how they fit together. “You can’t have a seagull on … Continue reading

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