Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Expansion of the Den

I didn’t mean to spend the whole day tabling at the Enormous Activities Fair, but once you’re there it’s hard to leave. There’s always someone new to tell about the club, and once that person signs up and disappears, another … Continue reading

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You guys all know I’m only in this for the money, right?

Volunteering. Psh. Not paid, not worth it. Kidding. I was thinking about the role of money in creating great works. Do you have to be motivated by payment to write an awesome story? Of course not. But is it an … Continue reading

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Go. Write.

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An Unproductive Day

I fell asleep at my desk today trying to write my novel. Several hours later, I woke up dizzy and confused. There were pen marks all over my face and the remnants of a squished banana in my hair. My scene cards … Continue reading

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Letting Go

I cling to stories the way I cling to old clothes. My closet contains far too many old shirts, dresses, and pants from as long ago as my freshman year of high school. Some of these clothes are faded, others … Continue reading

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Structure in Fiction

That title fails but I had to refrain from referencing Batman, which I promised to not do. As usual I will spit out some article from Writer’s Digest. It suggests you use index cards to structure your plot. I didn’t … Continue reading

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