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The Revolutionary Fluff Manifesto (No More Tragedy Porn for the Duration, kthxbai)

Given what just happened and what has been happening and what is yet to happen and some of us are dreading, I present the Revolutionary Fluff Manifesto. Happy stories give us hope. They give us a shape for the future … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors, Sunday 25 September 2016 (character interview: The Clone’s Complaint)

Each week, Weekend Writing Warriors presents a selection of excerpts from writers in a variety of genres. Check out the other offerings here. *** It was one of the nights at the coffee-farm I read that old poem, the one about … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors, Sunday 18 September 2016 (character interview: The Clone’s Complaint)

​Each week, Weekend Writing Warriors presents a selection of excerpts from writers in a variety of genres. Check out the other offerings here. *** Martisset’s coming over, straight from the flying-field. I try not to think about that part (just try … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 11 September 2016 (character interview, The Clone’s Complaint)

Each week, Weekend Writing Warriors presents a selection of exercpts from writers in a variety of genres. Check out the other offerings here. *** “Sister,” she greeted me, with the double kiss that’s traditional at South Continent weddings, kissed me on … Continue reading

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The Muse of Research: Math and Other Marvels (S. L. Huang)

One of the great pleasures of reading is hanging out with folks whose storytelling game is totally different from my own. S. L. Huang writes the action-packed adventures of a mathematical mercenary-superhero, Cas Russell, whose style of math and narration … Continue reading

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In support of Mark Oshiro: my shit experience at CONQuesT 2013

This is in response to Mark Oshiro’s harassment at CONQuesT, described here *** I was unlucky enough to get tapped for a self-pub panel at CONQuest (Kansas City 2013) that consisted of me and two gatekeepers who bloviated the entire … Continue reading

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Writer Tech(nique): the Sandwich Theory of Non-Chronological Composition

No, it is not “start at the beginning and proceed through the middle till you get to the end.” Seriously not. Especially because people hang up with “but what’s the beginning?” I now lay upon you: The Sandwich Theory. How to … Continue reading

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