Monthly Archives: November 2014

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 30 November 2014 (NaNo 2014 WIP Romance with Rayguns)

“From each according to her ability,” Taryn said, quoting some folk-wisdom that sounded vaguely familiar. “I’ll be frank, it was quite amazing watching you all. As if you were three parts of the same organism. Amazing. I wouldn’t have guessed … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: In the Wreckage of Folly (Excerpt with space archaeology!)

A colleague on Twitter, Lev Mirov (@thelionmachine) mentioned space archaeology. Which my NaNo 2014 project is full of… so here’s another excerpt, behind the cut because it’s lengthy.

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 23 November 2014 (NaNo 2014 WIP Romance with Rayguns)

“I hear you proposed to her clan-sister, but I assure you Yasmin is the true prize. You gave her a good run today, and she might just decide that she’ll think about clan-marriage again, or a proper fling amongst our … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: coda to the tour (fog like pea soup)

We stepped out of the Blue Moon Coffee Cafe to find Lake Street in Minneapolis doing its level best to impersonate the London of Sherlock Holmes. Rising temperatures plus snow on the ground created a blanket of cool, damp fog … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Live from the Traditional Tour (Blue Moon Coffee Cafe and the Purple Bar!)

So I’m on the final leg of my version of the Twin Cities Region Writing Tour (Traditional Route). We’re hanging out at the Blue Moon Coffee Cafe, which is a delightfully atmospheric cafe of the kind enamored of writers, students, … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Live from the Traditional Tour! (Warning: Death by Crossbow)

Here we are now at Jackson’s Coffee and Gelato, a cozy and writer-friendly location on Minneapolis’s Lake Street, rich in electrical outlets, cozy atmosphere, and yummy eats (I highly recommend the black chocolate gelato, as well as the roasted almond). … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Live from the Writing Tour (Traditional Route), with Excerpt!

Writing now in the spacious back room of Depot Coffee, a coffee place in Hopkins, Minnesota that (as name indicates) used to be a railway station. Thirteen of us are writing around a big table, racking up word count and … Continue reading

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