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Poem: A Great Wizard’s Fall

I wrote this poem today for my big crazy magical LOTR-esque fantasy project.  Seeing as how it’s the twelfth anniversary of a day that a lot of brave men fell, you could just change the word “wizard” to “man”, and … Continue reading

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My Word Count Theory

I wrote 5,300 words yesterday.  FIVE THOUSAND, THREE HUNDRED WORDS.  IN ONE DAY.  In case you were wondering, that’s a lot of words.  It put my total word count added to my current fantasy novel/series/project/thing to upwards of ten thousand … Continue reading

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Excessive Reading: Inspiration or Crack?

The answer is both. I realized today that it’s been ten days since my last post.  Bad blogger!  This is due to several factors, including the tail end of that antisocial apathy episode I mentioned last time and working on … Continue reading

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The Blues are Illogical

I am starting to think I find myself in a depressive state.  I’m not necessarily depressed, just disposed to be so.  I’m in turns irritable and apathetic; yesterday I mumbled some form of “motherfucking idiot” at three other drivers in … Continue reading

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Finding the Right Perspective

Other than blogging, I’ve lately had some trouble with that old foe writer’s block.  I finished my first novel last year, and always intended it to be the beginning of a series.  And as much as I loved my protagonist, … Continue reading

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Steroid-Induced ADHD Mini Posts

As I’ve mentioned a couple of times this week, I’m on drugs.  Well, prednisone, but still.  My friends find it amazing that my personal reaction to prednisone is extended periods of hyper-activity and a profound inability to concentrate.  On anything. … Continue reading

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Short Story: Two Fathers

I came across this in my files while working on a related post.  I’d kind of forgotten about it, to be honest.  I wrote this back in November, after the sudden death of a good friend’s father.  The names have … Continue reading

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