Writing the Future

Reader! Welcome back. How is your day going? So, I finally did it. Joined a group of like minded people focusing on something big and grand and good. I signed up to join the Hieroglyph Project, which, in the words of Neal Stephenson, is  to …  get SF writers to contribute pieces to an anthology. These pieces would all be…

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Evolution of Language

Hey Reader, I’m sorry to say, my greeting isn’t quite as enthusiastic as it should be this afternoon because I have come to a realization. I’m a fuddy duddy. I’m an English language fuddy duddy and have a difficult time keeping up with some of the trends in popular speech. Something in my head screeches…

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World Building

Hello! Happy Tuesday! One of my favorite writing exercises is building Worlds. It feels like a child-like thing to do sometimes, making up names for stuff that no one has ever seen, but it is incredibly fulfilling. It makes me think that within each one of us is an innate sense that is only satisfied…

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When Up is Not Really Up

Hi! How was your weekend? Productive? Lazy? Relaxing? All of the aforementioned? Boy-oh-boy do I love the speculative fiction genre! Star Trek, Star Wars, Stargate, Eureka, Battlestar Galactica, Fringe, The Matrix. I can watch these over and over and over again. So now you know what I did this weekend! Traveling through space with a…

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To Sum it Up

Hello readers! How are you doing today? I was burning yesterday, but today I’m frozen. I only noticed it once I stopped what I was doing. Here is the result. I hope you like it! UPDATE: Apparently you have to click the picture. I’ll figure it out for tomorrow. Right now I have a story…

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Naming my Characters

Hello there, anonymous people of the intertubes! How do you fare today? Today is get-story-done day. I started a short story the weekend before last and it remains unfinished. It ballooned from a short story that was supposed to take a few pages (3 or 4) but is now 6400+ words long and I haven’t…

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Geeking Out

Readers, followers, returning friends, how are you today? I am completely geeking out today. As an environmentalist, a scientist, a writer and an avid human+ advocate, the thought that we will soon be out in space, making changes to our wider surroundings and finding ways to live in peace with whomever else might be out…

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