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The Valentine Dude Strikes Again!
[As it turns out, I am occupied today with certain...umm...particular matters, so I am re-posting last year's subtly-edited blog post. See you on the other side.] As we approach the day of reckoning, the most dreaded day of the year for many of us, perhaps ...
[As it turns out, I am occupied today with certain...umm...particular matters, so I am re-posting last year's subtly-edited blog post. See you on the other side.] As we approach the day of reckoning, the most dreaded da...
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The Greatest Week Ever!
I awoke this morning with no intention of blogging. After all, I tend to be lazy. Also, it is Super Bowl Sunday so nobody would be reading or retweeting my blog anyway. Then I realized the amazing juxtaposition of all of the universe's prime events coincidi...
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I awoke this morning to discover I had blogged on GIRL WHO READS. See the amazing result:
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How to Write About Dragons Part Deux
Yes, it's a big deal. The bigger the better. If you are going to write an Epic Fantasy with Dragons, you need to know a fair amount about dragons!   In my previous blog post I discussed the nature of the beast and addressed the flying issue. I tried to comp...
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How I got stuck writing an epic fantasy with dragons
And so it begins, not with a bang but with a whimper.   Yes, I'm sneaking into the new year, the one we will call 2016. (To my credit, I have already written a check with 2016 correctly included.) And like other such openings, many of us are goaded into cho...
And so it begins, not with a bang but with a whimper. Yes, I'm sneaking into the new year, the one we will call 2016. (To my credit, I have already written a check with 2016 correctly included.) And like other such opening...
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3.5 Steps to Successful Writing Collaboration!
Collaboration is a new thing for me even though technically I suppose I've borrowed plenty of times before from real life situations, people, and places. However, this time, writing A GIRL CALLED WOLF , I had a definite plan when I decided to write a novel ...
Collaboration is a new thing for me even though technically I suppose I've borrowed plenty of times before from real life situations, people, and places. However, this time, writing A GIRL CALLED WOLF, I had a definite plan w...
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How to Stuff a Wild Turkey!
'Tis time to tickle the titillating turkey!   Soon many will be slouching and slumping and snoring or snorting, content in the afterglow of their gluttonous indulgences and warm family camaraderie the put off for almost 365 days each year.   That is our hol...
'Tis time to tickle the titillating turkey! Soon many will be slouching and slumping and snoring or snorting, content in the afterglow of their gluttonous indulgences and warm family camaraderie the put off for almost 365 d...
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Yoga for those who are 45 and older

Our warranty runs out at 40, but we like to think we are still 30 something until we hit 45. 
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Look to the skies! 
 
Early bird gets…to see the planets. From now until about Feb. 20, earlier risers will stand a good chance of seeing five planets simultaneously in the pre-dawn sky. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/23kS0u3
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How to Write About Dragons
For 2016 I have accepted the challenge of my writing colleagues to write an epic fantasy so as to better align my library of literary classics with theirs. I discussed the nature of "epic fantasy" in the previous blog post . An additional stipulation, howev...
For 2016 I have accepted the challenge of my writing colleagues to write an epic fantasy so as to better align my library of literary classics with theirs. I discussed the nature of "epic fantasy" in the previous blog post. A...
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Another Year Ends
I think I'm going to make it --that is, if this hotel wifi holds together long enough! It's been iffy at best and I'm using my older, slower netbook instead of my fast newer laptop which, apparently got some malware at a previous hotel stop and now will not...
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A Girl Called Wolf ...saves the world!
Ever since I was a little boy trying to write science-fiction stories, people have asked me where I get my ideas. It's a question most writers get. To me, the implication has always seemed to be that I'm either quite insane or I am cheating a little by borr...
Ever since I was a little boy trying to write science-fiction stories, people have asked me where I get my ideas. It's a question most writers get. To me, the implication has always seemed to be that I'm either quite insane o...
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Former interdimensional voyager now adapting said experiences as memoir under exotic pseudonym.
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When engaged in interdimensional voyaging, I often use the moniker Set-d'Elous. In the local language it means roughly "he who destroys what is most beautiful yet is worshipped for doing so."