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Get writing – How the world sees your character

February 23, 2012

My wife and I were watching a commercial the other day. One of those commercials asking for money to save the dogs or kids or something like that came on the TV. Toward the end they mentioned that when you send in your money, they will send you a duffel bag with their logo on [...]

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Get writing – Near Future Sci-Fi Ideas

February 22, 2012

I found a few articles recently that definitely seemed like ready made near future sci-fi plots or devices that might inspire you to start writing a new story or give one a new direction to grow into:

A company in Japan is apparently planning to actually build a space elevator by 2050. There is some nice [...]

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Small Task For A Busy Day

July 21, 2010

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.” -Helen Keller
I have a full day of work followed by volunteer hours at the library followed by homework hours as I head into the final week of [...]

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One million bad words

July 20, 2010

I have a few writing articles that I like to re-read whenever I need a kick of inspiration. This is one of my favorites about how long it takes to learn to be a writer. One million words.
I would guess that I’m around 100,000 which means any day now…
One of my goals [...]

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Three Friends Photo Prompt

July 19, 2010

Here is a photo prompt for you.

What are these guys up to?
Are they celebrating the birth of a new baby? Are they celebrating their city’s football team winning the championship? Are they plotting a bank robbery? Or did they just invent a new three person, every man for himself, thumb wrestling game?

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