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Christmas Letter 2013

Dear friends and family, Well, it’s been another crazy year. As you all know, it started in January. You’d think we’d be used to that by now. It does seem to happen every year. Regardless, we rallied pretty quickly, just … Continue reading

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“Jack Frost and the Hooded Crow”

Today’s Christmas music post is a preview of a story I’ll be releasing in the new year as a part of my experimental transmedia fiction project Azrael’s Stop. ——————————————————– Ceph stoked up the fire. The bar was mostly empty — … Continue reading

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Biggles and the Intruder

Holly Cole — ‘Zat You Santa Claus: Holly Cole — ‘Zat You Santa Claus penned by Floerian Silverstring Biggles the Chicken adjusted the tophat atop his head, wiping his brow with a wing. He always forgot just how long the … Continue reading

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Juvenilia — The Nova Dragon

Over on her blog Deus Ex Machinatio, Andrea Phillips put out a call for writers to post the crappy stuff we wrote when we were younger. She posted something she wrote as a teenager — I decided I should go … Continue reading

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Launching an Experimental Story Project

One week ago, I launched a writing project called Azrael’s Stop. Far from traditional writing, it’s an experiment in unorthodox narrative, serial fiction, and transmedia storytelling theory. It’s live now at azraelsstop.com The Structure Azrael’s Stop is an experimental transmedia … Continue reading

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Shotgun Gravy is Spot On

Yesterday, I read a novella Chuck Wendig wrote called Shotgun Gravy. He calls it maybe noir, maybe YA. I thought, “Really? YA noir? I’ll believe it when I see it, Mr. Wendig.” I believe it. Not only is Shotgun Gravy … Continue reading

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Learning the Short Story

A friend pointed me towards a very interesting (and well-written) article about the state of creative writing programs in college and university. I highly suggest you go read it, but the general idea is that time constraints and the general … Continue reading

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Projects projects projects

I don’t have a lot of really insightful things to say this week (do I ever?); instead, I’m just going to give you some updates on things I’ve been working on in the last little while. Facts and Arguments The … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise: The Postcard Story

One of the classes I’m taking this fall is a fiction writing class with Steven Galloway. Normally these classes are workshops wherein the people in the class write things and then we read them and then we talk about them. … Continue reading

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Morning

It was a time of day when not even the gods were awake. Those that partied long into the night, like Dionysus the Changeling with his fierce drinking, or Ishtar, Mistress of Passions, had long since retired. Those that would … Continue reading

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