Dear Fellow Writer: Do You!


Dear Fellow Writer, One of the most valuable tools you need in your arsenal of writing is your individual voice. What is voice, you ask? Well, according to James Scott Bell in his book “Voice: The Secret Power of Great Writing” , Voice is: A combination of character, setting, page turning. A distinctive style, like […]

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Dear Aspiring Writers


Dear Aspiring Writers, There are so many of us who start by saying we’re going to write a book someday. We throw out hints of possibilities and dream of what could be. We stand at the precipice and tickle the idea with a feather and wonder, should I? Could I? Before long, we take the […]

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NANOWRIMO IS ALMOST HERE!!


Yes, friends, it’s that time of the year again. The time of the year where for 30 days, many of us all over the world write like fiends to try to complete a rough draft of a novel or novella. We overdose on caffeine, chocolate, energy drinks and other sugary treats to keep writing long […]

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TAU CETI e: THE NEW EARTH


I have introduced you to the Antagonist, Protagonist and Aliens, now I’d like to give you a little background on Tau Ceti Earth as I have dreamed it up. Enjoy! Imagine Earth as she is–her grandeur, majestic mountains, continents separated by seas. Think of the Serengeti, the Iguazu Falls of Brazil, the volcanoes of Iceland, the […]

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MEET THE PROTAGONIST


Two weeks ago, I introduced you to my antagonist, Dr. Johann Schaak. To say that he’s a complicated person, is a bit of an understatement. He means well, his methods, however, are seriously suspect. Just wait until I finish the story. You’ll read about his amazing bedside manner (which he actually has) and his lack […]

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FROM TRAILER PARK TO OUTER SPACE


Hello sci-fi fans and thank you for coming back to visit. When I was a kid, my dad bought an Atari gaming system. We spent hours upon hours playing “Centipede”, “Space Invaders” and “Pac Man”. Little did we know, that there was actually someone watching the games to see who would get the highest scores. […]

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