Category Archives: Miscellaney

A List of Favorite Trope-Thingies

A couple people in my erstwhile writing group (Lyn and Wyste) did a very informal list of tropes and such they like to see(/use?) in fiction and I thought hey, this seems like a fun bandwagon, I think I will … Continue reading

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Shades of Milk and Honey: A Review

I’d been considering reading this book for… a few years now, but for one reason or another I only just purchased it yesterday. And decided to read a little bit before bed. And stayed up for three hours to read … Continue reading

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Not-so-April A-Z Challenge

As you all have probably noticed, I, er, rather failed at the challenge of posting a letter every-day-but-Sundays. Cough. I’m still going to do the whole alphabet, but it’s going to be much less often and I don’t think it … Continue reading

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[A]ddergoole

The trope of the Magical Boarding School became much more commonly known after the rise of Harry Potter. Addergoole is the name of one such place… except not really. Hogwarts is the kind of school you wish you could go … Continue reading

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April A to Z Challenge

Because apparently doing Camp NaNo to work on my novel revisions isn’t enough, I’ve decided to do the “Blogging from A to Z” challenge this year. I’m going to keep it simple and give myself between 100 and 500 words … Continue reading

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Writing Meme

The rules are simple: Copy paste the questions below onto your blog; Fill in your answers; Drop a link to your post in the comments here.

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Ganked a writing meme!

Stolen from Lyn Thorne-Alder, who stole it from someone else, in the great tradition of internet memes. Tell me about a story I haven’t written, and I’ll give you between one and three sentences from that story.

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A Real Query for an Imaginary Book

Prompt: Write a query letter for a fantasy (any kind) novel Dear Non-Existent-Agent, When Kian stumbled into the Asagkjh village with a bloody gash in his arm, he didn’t know who he was. He also didn’t know that he looked … Continue reading

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