Archive for: April 2016

Writing
Architect vs. Gardner: Which are You?
April 28, 2016
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George R.R. Martin, of Game of Thrones fame, gave an interview in 2011 to the Sydney Morning Herald where he talked about the two kinds of authors. Those who outlined and created blueprints before they wrote were architects and those who kind of just started writing, not really sure where they were going, were gardeners. […]
Software Writing
Aeon Timeline
April 25, 2016
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I was listening to Writing Excuses and they mentioned a software program named Aeon Timeline and so I looked it up and they’re having a half-price sale at the moment. So I bought and downloaded it and now after playing around with it for a bit, I’m still at the “How the hell do you […]
Book Review
Spoiler Book Review: Seveneves by Neil Stephenson
April 21, 2016
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The last Neil Stephenson book I read, I didn’t finish. It was¬†Cryptonomicon. I know that is a favorite of many of his fans but for whatever reason, I just couldn’t slog through the rest. If you think Stephen King can prattle on with pages of exposition, I’m not sure he has anything on Neil. Of […]
Writing
Writing vs. Have Written
April 18, 2016
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I don’t think I’m alone in this struggle. In fact, I know that they’ve talked about it on Writing Excuses, so I’m pretty sure this is a common topic of discussion, or at least thought, among writers. And that topic is the feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment that comes from having written something as opposed […]
Writing
You’re Going to do What?
April 14, 2016
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It has been a long, strange journey to arrive at the place where I currently find myself. Where to start? Does it matter? Maybe a few will but that’s the purpose of a blog, isn’t it? Anyways, I’ve always loved and hated writing. Those who are blessed with the same curse will understand. Writing for […]