On Description and Story

This is the first of two articles prompted by related ideas on description: setting and character. For both, I believe the best general approach is somewhere along the lines of…

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Keep a Journal

For this week I’m going to veer off my usual topics and make a more general appeal to everyone, whether you consider yourself a writer or not. If there is…

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The Pilgrimage to the Boards

One of the great joys in writing is when the story surprises you. Usually, this epiphany happens in the moment of writing, but sometimes it is only a thing you…

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Concerning Chapter Quotes

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“And on that final day, Cydion, the Lord of Life and Death stood upon the Hill of Kensethir, triumphant over the broken bodies of the last of the Etyni.  Yet…

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What makes a writer?

I can sum this article up in six words: “A writer is someone who writes.”I’m not talking about the various measurements of success or popularity, but simply the idea of…

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Don’t Edit to Music

When I write, I enjoy listening to music. It is a great aid to transitioning from the toils and distractions of modern day life to the mystical land of Isfalinis…

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