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It’s all Geoffrey’s fault…

Occasionally I wonder how a fictional person of my own creation can be so clueless about something that would be glaringly obvious to me. I put deliberate effort into making Geoffrey different from me, though. He’s a normal human, I thought, … Continue reading

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More of Weaver’s weird sense of humor — now with book quotes!

First, a bit of blathering about other stuff, to make sure the things I’m quoting don’t show up in the Facebook ‘preview’ after I post this… That would be embarrassing.  Not that there’s much chance of the Facebook friend of a Facebook friend noticing, but … Continue reading

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If your (fictional character’s) life was a Pink Floyd song…

WordPress’ slowness may not be over yet, but it has an explanation, at least: they’re apparently in the process of ‘transferring us over to a new, user-unfriendly format’ or something like that.  Hiding our search bars from us, switching our menus to … Continue reading

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rambling thoughts about writing (evening edition)

Grammar Bird is looking at me suspiciously.  He has nothing to worry about, though, because he’s Grammar Bird, not Philosophy Bird.  On the other hand, he may simply think it’s weird that I have a small collection of antique iron … Continue reading

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fan art, meta-fiction, and other things

Cute and cuddly… neo-panther? This picture is someone’s lighthearted fan art of Hunter and Tebrey, characters from my twin’s science fiction novels (The Remnant and The Fallen — book 3 is being written now).  And look, bear-Tebrey has red hair and … Continue reading

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fictional people referencing pop culture?

Has it become a thing, as they say, to reference popular culture within one’s own fiction?  I know some authors do it, and do it well (Jim Butcher being a prime example — Harry Dresden’s fondness for all things Star Wars … Continue reading

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Y

Y is for “You’re not from around here, are you?” I love science fiction and fantasy for the contrast, for the way these genres can show us ourselves through a different set of eyes. One way this can happen is … Continue reading

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Introspection, which DOES happen while writing

Pinterest keeps sending me suggestions for pins of woodworking projects.  Sometimes, I find this funny:  Is even Pinterest prone to confusing me with my characters?  🙂  (OTOH, it is totally useless when it comes to finding images of old Victorian … Continue reading

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today’s thoughts on plots, characters, and “fun” with backstory

Sometimes I like to blog about how I think through my own writing process, and the things I am doing or intend to do with a story, and the problems that arise when the things I know need to happen … Continue reading

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little updates that may have something to do with writing

I woke up yesterday from a rather vivid dream in which GM was telling someone about the ‘prison break’ sequence from GM’s backstory.  As it turned out, while I was asleep, my twin had been writing — as in, actually … Continue reading

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