Monthly Archives: February 2012

Flash fiction: Claustrophobia and Coffee

Author’s note: In preparation for NaNoWriMo 2009, someone put up daily prompts on one of the forums. I did them in the spirit of warm-ups, but some of them turned into stories. Here is one such, from 10/7/2009. Prompt:  Write … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: NaNo 2011 is finished, and now a backward look

Last night around 9:30pm I finished writing the endgame of my 2011 National Novel Writing Month project, The Necromancer and the Barbarian: A Love Story. I promptly sent the revised full manuscript and the replacement final chapters to my beta readers. … Continue reading

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Six Sentence Sunday, 5 February 2012 (The Necromancer and the Barbarian: a Love Story)

In the second decade of the twenty-first century, as the earth began to warm and the seas to rise, something woke from sleep. At first it was odd incidents here and there, but by the time that Elsa was a … Continue reading

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Flash fiction: The City Crow’s Fine Dining Guide

Author’s note: In preparation for NaNoWriMo 2009, someone put up daily prompts on one of the forums. I did them in the spirit of warm-ups, but some of them turned into stories. Here is one such, from 10/9/2009. Prompt:  Roar! … Continue reading

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Writing Goals: Making the goal, but missing the deadline

A few weekends ago, I had a write-in. My buddy wrote fiction. I wrote non-fiction (I hope): a list of 2012 goals. It got scary fast. Between unfinished projects, projects ready for second- or third-pass revision, beta reading, copy-editing, and … Continue reading

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