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Sometimes, a WIP ties his brain in knots.

[I wrote this months ago, while I was still struggling with expanding the fragment that eventually became the short story “Solitude.” I think the story turned out okay, but I don’t know what readers think of it, because I can’t … Continue reading

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A bored Weaver is a dangerous Weaver: ‘nother idjit/bad “editor” gets their red-penning red-penned.

What can I say? Someone posted a link on a writing forum, and I clicked on the link, and then I was appalled by the bad punctuation on a freelance editor’s web page… And if you’re been following my blog … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he shares an excerpt from a short story.

From “Solitude” (by Thomas Weaver & Paul B. Spence) I slept in someone’s tool shed on a pile of canvas sacking, that first night after I made my escape. I didn’t think I was entirely safe, but… safe enough, surely. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, against his better judgement, he shares some of his REALLY old writing.

Question: How does a teenaged author fit influences and inspirations from Andre Norton, Robert Silverberg, Roger Zelazny, and Madeleine L’Engle into a short story of fewer than three thousand words? Answer: I’m still trying to figure out how it happened, … Continue reading

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We have cover art for the short story, too.

No, you’re not imagining things. That is my name on the cover of a book, even though I said more than once that it would never happen. The really surprising thing is that I’m still not having an anxiety attack … Continue reading

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Short story is FINISHED, and other writing stuff

The revisions still need to be read and approved by the coauthor, but I think I’m finally finished with that short story I’ve been struggling with — the one that’s a tie-in of sorts for Project Brimstone. We’ll probably offer it as a … Continue reading

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Sometimes, fiction writing happens.

You may be pleased to know that the reason yesterday’s “Writing Glitch” post was so late is that my clone was using the computer (we have to share one — mine died last summer), working on a new short story. … Continue reading

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