Archive | October 2011

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Space for Rent: Fiction as a Reflection of Reality


Tweet of the Day: A Perfect Red ——- Art is a mirror of reality. Art is part of reality, as surely are the mirror is part of the room it resides in. No matter how distorted the image, it is just a reflection and just as revealing. Fiction, as a subset of the art of […]

NaNoWriMo 2011: Ruins of Empire


Tweet of the Day: Some People Never Learn – Part Three ——- Ye Gods are craaazy! Yes, I’m doing it again. NaNoWriMo that is. So what is NaNoWriMo? Simple, sign up to the website, and starting at Midnight November 1st, 2011 you start writing. Non-stop. Until the last day of the month. If you accumulated […]

Necessary Heroes No.4: Getting the Band Back Together II


Tweet of the Day: AW October Blog Chain – “Some Things Dark & Dangerous” ——- Intro – No.3 – No.5 ——- Uptown Speed Race Track September 6, 8:49 hrs “The interface synch is off by 0.07 and I don’t like the new tires, they don’t have as much grip as the last one,” said the […]

When Readers Inject Symbolism Into A Writer’s Work


Tweet of the Day: Creating Fictional Characters: The Main Character —— You written the best book possible. It gets you an agent, then after a little more tinkering it nets you a good deal with a leading publisher. After that it hits the shelves and climbs the book sales charts. You’re a published author now. […]

TV Tropes Monday: Doomed Hometown


Tweet of the Day: 9 Tools for Character Development ——– This is a starting/beginning trope, although it can also work as back story trope as well. Because what better way to kick start an adventure than by destroying the heroes hometown? Deprive him of a place of shelter and happiness? Check. Give him a reason […]

Sunday Tweet: Sex, Imperialism and Romance for and by Women


  The Sunday Tweet: NAinUF: Characters II – Supporting Roles Today’s tweet comes from Poleth’s Quill, who raises several interesting points on Native American characters in Urban Fantasy, specifically UF with the romance suffix added. To quote: Books closer to the urban fantasy/horror end often have white love interests, but some of the more paranormal […]

Weekend Roundup: October 9-15


Tweet of the Day: back! maybe! ——- Pardon the dust, doing a bit of Autumn cleaning. Started with a new About Me page covering some questions you may have about the blog and little old me. More changes are on the way, including new tabs for recently posted serials and an easy guide to the […]

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