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“Sunlight, cold and remote…”

On January 19, “that novel” (counting from when I wrote down the first scenes of the original version) turned twenty-four years old. See why I call it “that novel I may finish one of these decades”? *sigh* (It could’ve been finished years … Continue reading

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Sharp things: words, metaphors, and stone.

Not long ago, a guy named Corey (no, the other Corey *shakes head*) suggested that I trade in my Red Pen of Doom (DOOM, I tell you!) for an editing scalpel. This, for dark and twisted reasons, appeals to me. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, he realizes it’s better to quit and try again later.

Tried to write a blog post in response to an article about ‘the only way to write a realistic female character.’ Got angry, went on a tangent, lost focus… Tried to write a blog post in response to someone’s comment … Continue reading

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Fake coffee doesn’t go well with apple pie.

“Weaver, are you drinking… fake coffee?” Yes.  Please let me explain — it isn’t as bad as it looks. Fake coffee, a.k.a. that roasted-grain-and-chickory stuff.  Decaf isn’t fake coffee, just… well, decaf.  A necessity at times, because no caffeine means … Continue reading

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thoughts on “that novel’s” main character

People tell me that readers like to know an author’s process, where the ideas come from and which ones get thrown back, how characters’ resumes are handled, etc.  So I’m gonna blog about that now.  Bear with me… Today, I have … Continue reading

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