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Monthly Archives: November 2010
Okay, I didn’t make it. It’s November 30, and my National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) novel, 7°, sits at a very rough 3683 words, 46,317 words short of my 50,000 word goal. That’s less than 10% done, which is just … Continue reading →
Last week we revisited the section on worldbuilding, and found that there was too much to cover. Here’s the rest of . . . STEP THREE: The World We left off at the beginning of . . . Chapter 17: Fill Your World With Monsters This … Continue reading →
Is there such a thing as a perfect book? If there is, I haven’t read one, let alone written one. One of the things I’d hoped to accomplish with this blog was not just to promote the book but to … Continue reading →
As part of the process of writing The Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction, I interviewed a few key players in the SF/fantasy community. Their wisdom and generosity is liberally sprinkled throughout the book, but I couldn’t use every … Continue reading →
A couple weeks ago I blogged about deadlines, or my lack thereof, and mentioned that as a way to gain a deadline, and if all went well, a finished novel, I was going to be participating in this year’s National … Continue reading →