Tag Archives: sci-fi

Cover Art Soon!

So, I got through maybe ten pages of editing today. Wahey! only 350 or so to go… Still, I did look at the most epic and amazing wonderment that is the intended cover-art. I’ve included a sneak tiny peek here, because … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors #4

I’m back with another snippet for this WEWRIWA (Weekend Writing Warriors) thing. To meet some new authors, read some great writing, or join in the 8-sentence fun, stop by at Weekend Writing Warriors! This scene is from right near the … Continue reading

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Writing Characters

I’ve been thinking a lot more about characters as I edit, because it’s one thing I can probably never refine enough. Here are the points that I’m really focussing on with mine these days. (Pic kind of unrelated by the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Challenge: Let Fate Choose Your Title…

Here’s another short story for Chuck Wendig’s weekly Flash Fiction Challenge, a one-thousand-five-hundred word piece this time. I wrote four thousand words and cutting it down was brutal… As always this is a Sci-Fi piece, so think zero gravity, asteroids, … Continue reading

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What’s Up Wednesday #3

  What’s Up Wednesday is a weekly blog hop created by Jaime Morrow and Erin Funk, to help connect writers on this writing journey. If you’d like to join, check out the blogs each week, get to know some of … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Challenge: And, Action!

So, another fun short story challenge from Chuck Wendig’s blog, Terribleminds. This time: action. A short action tale, 1000 words, action start to finish. I’ve posted a longer version (about 2000 words) to my free short stories section, here. Here … Continue reading

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So, progress. Also, baby related chaos.

#amwriting a fair bit these days, but I’m not chasing word count at the moment. I’m culling more words than I’m writing. There’s been a lot else going on too, with a friend’s 30th birthday in sci-fi / fantasy dress … Continue reading

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What’s in a genre?

So, when I thought about self publishing my story, it occurred to me that I needed to pitch it at a genre. Nobody is going to find it, let alone read it if it’s in the “Travel Urban Steam Science-Fantasy” section, mainly … Continue reading

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