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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 8 November 2015 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** Mavra cycled them through the major teams under the Dome, now that they’d passed adulthood … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Ship’s Heart excerpt (major life changes, plus hair)

This year’s National Novel Writing Month challenge is “Finish All The Things.” My 2015 flagship project is Ship’s Heart, the first book of the trilogy whose middle act I wrote in 2013 (Inside the Jump). *** Yasmin remembered the day … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Concept cover, banner, and a first excerpt!

This year’s National Novel Writing Month challenge is “Finish All The Things.” My 2015 flagship project is Ship’s Heart, the first book of the trilogy whose middle act I wrote in 2013 (Inside the Jump). The novel has existed in … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 25 October 2015 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** Yasmin glared up at the banner of the Hydrological Trinity above the Library archway. Those … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 18 October 2015 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** Mavra had warned them … Jehen’s breath caught sometimes when she realized she might not … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 11 October 2015 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** The afternoon passed overhead, with bird-cries and strokes of white cloud; Jehen was only distantly … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Some unconventional advice for #NaNoPrep

This November, I’ll be doing the National Novel Writing Month challenge for the eighth time. Each year, the challenge gives new opportunity to deepen writing practice. I’m still in grief-and-rage at the decades-too-early death of my mentor, so I have … Continue reading

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