Category Archives: Reading

Fantastic Beasts and How to Write Them

Some things in the universe are simple. Whether in Paris or Portland, 2 + 2 will always equal 4. Like gravity and the periodic table, some things just ARE. Language, however, is a human construct. There is no equation to help … Continue reading

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New Year’s Diabolical Eve

Happy New Year!  December 31st is usually a time for people to reflect upon their previous 12 months and learn important life lessons from that analysis.  I’m not doing that this year. Instead, I’d like to reflect on the ridiculous … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo, Otherwise Known as “Another Thing I’m Putting Off”

November is a special month for writers.  I use the term special loosely.  Some masochistic someone decided that November should be the one month of the year where writers forsake all other aspects of their lives and burn up the … Continue reading

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