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Month: May 2020

Drafting Fiction

by About six weeks earlier than I planned, I’ve started drafting fiction again. It’s not, so far as I can tell, affecting the editing progress I’ve planned to make in the same period, which probably means I’m neglecting something else slightly, so I’m going to keep at it. It’s only…

Raised Garden Beds

by Let me start out by saying that I’m not a handyman kind of guy. Sure, we have tools hanging around and I fix stuff when I have to. Over the years, I’ve learned to do certain things because even counting the blood, sweat, and cursing involved, it’s more cost…

2001 vs 2010

by During the course of the shutdown, in between our gradual pursuits of Farscape and Deep Space Nine, my oldest daughter and I have been watching some classic genre movies together. In the last week, we’ve watched both 2001 and 2010. It’s hard not to compare, and it’s hard for…

Pulp Speed

by Dean Wesley Smith writes, or updates every so often, about the idea of writing at Pulp Speed, loosely based on Star Trek’s Warp Speed, obviously. Mr. Smith believes we’ve entered into a golden age of fiction, and I’d have a hard time disagreeing if I wanted to. There’s more…