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Stupid concept: ‘How you write a sentence depends on your lung capacity.’

Perhaps the biggest lie anyone has ever told you about commas is that they represent breaths. “Add a comma anywhere you pause to breathe,” is bad advice I see a lot from online “writing experts” and others. I saw it … Continue reading

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Bits and pieces: May 22

It shouldn’t bother me, but it does… I don’t like anyone shortening my name. I’m Thomas, not Tom (and gods help you if you call me Tommy to my face). If that’s too hard to remember, just call me Weaver … 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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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, 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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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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Updates: What Weaver and His Clone Have Been Doing Lately

Yesterday I finished copyediting a rather longish short story (just under 17K words), and my brain is full of military sci-fi acronyms and jargon. Part of a copyeditor’s job is to make sure all the invented words are used consistently. Another part … Continue reading

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