Writing is like a Simile

  • Post category:On Writing

I’m feeling a bit whimsical so we’re going to do something a little different this time.  We’re going to talk about writing as a simile. I often wish I could…

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Who We Were

I was recently looking through some of my old materials for inspiration and found one that might be interesting to share.  I’ve mentioned in previous articles that my original plan…

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Matters of Perspective

As I contemplated an article for this week (all my current ideas having failed to garner any inspiration), I got to thinking about legacies.  Although the events of the past…

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Tyranny of the One and the Many

As the last act of “Tears from Iron” gains momentum into the climax, the Empress Kayrstana worries about the undercurrents of the Syraestari imperial court.  From these concerns, she makes…

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Stick Figures from Iron

As Christmas fast approaches, this article will take on a lighter tone than recent ones.In one of my first articles, I commented on how I’ve always wished I could draw. …

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A Yearning for the Epic

  • Post category:On Fantasy

I think there is a part in all of us that yearns for the epic.  It begins with the unfettered dreams of childhood with aspirations to be an astronaut, a…

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