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Exploring The World Of Microfiction With TaleHunt

The society we live in is a fascinating beast. Everything evolves, everything changes, from the work we do to what we do to entertain ourselves. Take books and fiction, for example. When I was growing up, before the age of the Internet (gasp, there was

Writing

Why I’m Not Participating In NaNoWriMo

So there, I’ve said it. I’m not participating in the National Novel Writing Month this year. I just won’t. Ok, maybe it’s really not that dramatic. Here’s the scoop: in early September, I was seriously planning on participating. I had a story all lined up.

writing

One Year of Writing Challenges – Now What?

In September, 2015, I discovered the monthly writing challenge on Twitter. The goal seemed simple: write 500 words per day or edit for one hour per day. Since I had just started getting back into writing fiction again after a long hiatus, it seemed like

Intervention

Intervention – A Short Story (updated)

  Note: the actual story has been added at the end of this post. A few weeks ago, I discovered another site for posting fiction, Upliterate. Although it’s still a bit rough around the edges, I figured I might as well post a few stories

Writing Code

Telling A Story With Code

Writing fiction is in many ways an outlet. It allows the thoughts and ideas that swirl around in your mind all day long. Ideas take a step closer to becoming reality. The lives of fictional figures begin as their adventures are chronicled by the millions

Vacation Days

Vacation Days – A Short Story

  Sergeant Jones dropped the memory unit from his armor onto the desk of Doc Barnaby immediately after he return from his most recent mission.      “Hey Doc, can you help me out with this thing?” Doc Barnaby, the mission analyst for all of Jones’ missions

Moose

A Lesson In Writing From A Moose

With summer fast approaching, the weather has been perfect for spending time outside, whether it be lounging in the sun or going out on a hike. Usually, doing a hike first tends to lead to a lot of sitting around afterwards while sitting down to

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Kickstarting My Imagination With An Adventure

Flaps are extended. Wheels are down. The throttle is at about 45%. Somewhere up ahead, hidden in the rain and lightning, the airport is looming, waiting to receive the Boeing 737. Then, there it is. The lights from the runway pierce through the darkness. The

NaNoWriMo 2015 Winner

Finishing My First NaNoWriMo 2015 Novel Draft

As of December 19th, I finally completed the first draft of my NaNoWriMo 2015 Novel Backtrace. Together with making 50,000 words by the end of November (a day early, in fact), I’m elated that the first draft is behind me and that all that hard work

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