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Summary: 100 Day Project

In the 100 Day Project, one creates an art project over 100 days. In my case, I declared that I ...
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Mistake #1: Someone Will Read This

My first drafts of the novel that nearly wasn’t had the same slapdash sense of panic I felt while trying ...
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Space: Richard Peck

Richard Peck, the man, the legend, gave a wonderful deep dive into writing for a younger audience. It’s an SCBWI ...
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Conversation: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is not necessarily an allusion, though without that literary device, the form itself would not ...
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Conversation: Girl With All The Gifts

Below are three levels of conversation around Girl With All the Gifts. The first layer is the one I usually ...
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Voice: Hannibal S02E08

Like many foodies, I gravitated to Hannibal the series both for the beautiful dinner parties and the people eating*. As ...
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Structure: Outer Limits

If one good thing has come from a time of mass-binging old TV shows, it’s learning how to watch shows ...
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Sunday Check-in 6

How it’s going: I’m about 3 weeks behind in posts and have run out of the backlog to post. It’s ...
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Mistake 6: Three Spaces of Story

One of my favorite comic book series was called Planetary. It’s still called Planetary, I’m just having issues with tenses. ...
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Conversation: Cabin In the Woods

As previously surmised on this very site, there are probably tens of thousands of alphabet-type books in existence. There are ...