Post NaNo Project: Chapter 1 (Full!)

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One week, one chapter.  Not a great speed, but, hey, I’m working.  I’ll keep putting up little clips throughout the week–it helps me get things done.  But here’s the complete first chapter of my newest Post-NaNoWriMo project.  Can also be downloaded as .MOBI, .EPUB or PDF for those who love their e-readers.  Otherwise…. Chapter ONE It was a… Read more »

Guts and Sass: M.E. Traylor

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Have you met Met? That is M.E. Traylor, author of Guts and Sass.  As both an established and well-written serial, Guts and Sass is a staple of the web fiction library.  It’s also is a great intro to longer web fics.  With manageably-sized chapters, it’s easy to read, and to keep reading and keep reading–and… Read more »

Bruce Willis and Dragons: Two Legendary Creatures ~ Guest post by Greg X Graves

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________________________________________ Zombies, necromancers and orbital death platforms are not the only things that come out of the mind of Greg X Graves.  Greg was nice enough to open up said mind and let some more thoughts spill out for your consideration.  Read on: ________________________________________ Imagine Bruce Willis. Now imagine a dragon. Now imagine Bruce Willis… Read more »

13 Rules for Writing: Rule #2

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13 Rules for Writing _________________________________ TWO Write with the TV on. Write with the radio on. Write with your spouse yelling at you to get off the fucking computer and get in bed already _________________________________ As an undergrad, I couldn’t sleep.  I had plenty of time for it.  The inconvenient drive to study for exams… Read more »

13 Rules for Writing: Rule #1

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13 Rules for Writing _________________________________ ONE Write in a bathrobe. Or underwear. Or naked. Or whatever you put on when no one’s around. _________________________________ I wanted to write in cafes.  JK Rowling wrote Harry Potter in a cafe.  There must be something magical about such a place. Maybe it’s the coffee fumes.  Maybe it’s the… Read more »

Commercial Publication

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I’m Posting This Sh1t Online, Now Whaddaya Gonna Do? Part IV Commercial Publication or What we really want This series aimed to address the arguments against webfiction.  It will conclude by addressing the one assumption that powers most of these arguments: Commercial success is the goal of every artist. The beginning of this series I… Read more »

“Never Rewrite”

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I’m Posting This Sh1t Online, Now Whaddaya Gonna Do? Part III “Never Rewrite” or Webfiction and The Rules “You must refrain from rewriting, except to editorial order.” Robert A Heinlein: providing petrol for flame wars since 1947 Heinlein had four simple rules for writing: 1. You must write. 2. You must finish what you start…. Read more »