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Patrick Riot
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Lift the seat before peeing.

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Great life advice.
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Reading my new, free ebook will make you more attractive and intelligent, at least according to George Orwell.
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You know you want to read my FREE short story.

An unlikely couple finds love in the vortex of violent social upheaval. Can their relationship survive their differing political stances? A terse political thriller, infused with an uncompromising romance.
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New novel from +Victoria Champion!
 
A storm of undead is coming to the Louisiana swamps.

My new Zombie novel is out, officially launched today!

Get your copy of Zombie Flood: Disaster of the Dead at Amazon, iTunes, Nook, and other online bookstores.

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#zombies #ebook #horror
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A little snippet from Fallen Rise.  I love the idea of culture shock as these two men arrive in a strange city.

“If the worst comes, we can go over the city wall at night, make our way westward toward Wyanis, and sail home from there.”
“That’s not the worst,” Volche said.
Aezoch quirked up an eyebrow at his captain. “What would be, then?”
“We end up in a funeral pyre with the sickness.”
“That’s not going to happen,” Aezoch said, shaking his head.
“And how do you know that?”
“They don’t use pyres. Their dead are carried out to sea, weighted, and dumped.”
“How disgusting,” Volche said.
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Apparently, furries have been roleplaying in my book's review section on B&N.com, entirely missing the political point of Foo Foo.

BAD DOG.
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It's all fun and games until someone leaks a picture of your cock onto the internet.
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That's a pretty bird. I miss my chooks now. ;_;
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My new book has just hit the digital shelves, a short story called Ignite.  It's a terse political thriller with a little romance thrown into the mix.

Download it for FREE from Smashwords, in a wide variety of formats (mobi, epub, txt, pdf, and more) at:
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/469025
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Wherein I go ballistic on a phrase that doesn't mean what you think it means.
Every time a writer uses the phrase "point blank range" to mean "extremely close range", God clubs a baby seal to death with a physics book. Just because most of the English-speaking media uses the phrase incorrectly does not...
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What you said, Patrick, all of it. thumbs up
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A newly posted blog-type-thing.

#linguistics #language #procedural  
As of late, I've been spending far more time tinkering with linguistics for my tastes. For instance, I took a three day diversion from a paragraph to figure out the linguistic rules set just to establish a two word phrase fro...
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I'm not entirely certain what it says about me that I had to invent a whole language just to give a name to a particular style of toga.

Meh, it'll come in handy later.

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Organizing words into a cogent structure.
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A writer in search of a pen.

I refuse to categorize myself into a genre, so let's just go with Fiction.
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I create worlds and then destroy them.
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  • North Carolina State University
    English