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Project 15: Whither Goest Thou

Hello, dear friends, gentle readers, and curious onlookers. It is time once again for a look under the hood of the setting I am preparing for this year’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge. I have chosen to attempt a

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Project 15: Build an Ark

Yes, my friends, it is time for another installment in my ongoing series. For those of you just joining us, I am preparing for this year’s National Novel Writers Month challenge by sharing with you, the good readers, the world

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Project 15: Future History, part 2

Welcome to another installment of Project 15. In this ongoing series I share with all who care to read it my world building ideas and story development process in preparation for this year’s NaNoWriMo. The novel I will attempt to

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A Good Week To Be A Space Nerd

Thursday NASA announced that they have identified another potentially habitable exoplanet (NASA’s Kepler Mission Discovers Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth).  That makes it the 21st such extra-solar sorta Earth-ish planet on the list maintained by the Habitable Exoplanets Catalog.  What makes

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Project 15: Future History

Welcome back to Project 15 wherin I share with whoever might care to read it my thoughts, ideas, and processes in preparation for this year’s NaNoWriMo. I am diving into the worldbuilding and backgounding that will inform the eventual 50,000

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Project 15: Dissecting the question.

Welcome back. If this is your first visit, then welcome aboard. This post is a continuation of a series in which I discuss some of my thoughts, decisions and processes as I prepare for NaNoWriMo 2015. I’ve even given the

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So, what’s this all about anyway?

I’ll probably get more systematic in titling these things as we move along. But, for now, this is what you get. As I stated in my previous post, I’ve embarked upon a new writing project, and am sharing with the

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New Project

I’m starting a new writing project and invite you to come along as I put the pieces together.

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NaNoWriMo 2013: The 1000-Word Picture

It is November, and National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is upon us once again. I have participated in this literary blitzkrieg a few times and have yet to reach the 50,000 word goal. November, it turns out, is a rather

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Off to a rocky start

Well, we’re in only the second week of the S.H.I.N.E. Online blogging Challenge and I’m already behind.  I totally missed my two promised posts for week one.  I’ll just have to try better this week.  The good news is I have

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