Category Archives: work in progress

Just fraternizing

The Adventures of the Motley Crew have reached eighty thousand (80,000) words, and I expect it will pause there for a while (I’d be pleasantly surprised if it didn’t, but that seems unlikely). We had our last get-together on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Si medicus quisquam in horto prostratus

The announcement I said might come in the last post, except I forgot about it, which I also said I might do, is here now. I am working on a new novel, probably on the shorter side. The idea sort … Continue reading

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So what *have* I been writing?

I’ve already mentioned setting OtN down for a bit while I hunt up articles, but the Camp NaNo stats are still going up, so what am I doing? The story really deserves its own title, as I’m ten thousand words … Continue reading

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What a lot of funny things go by

Camp is next week — we leave Sunday afternoon. I will not be posting, nor probably writing (except notes in my black notebook to make sure I don’t forget important things) all that week. I did try to do the … Continue reading

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What I hope to be up to for the rest of the summer

We heard cicadas on the 30th of June, and all at once we passed into high summer. When you hear six weeks until first frost it’s as if you’ve crested the tallest in a series of hills and are looking … Continue reading

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June wrap-up

Reading: I read Ender’s Game in May and forgot to mention it then, but a friend from church has since lent us all four books. I finished the series, my dad’s still working on it. The first book was a bit … Continue reading

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Snippets — Of the North, mostly

asdfghjk asdfghjk cut asdfghjkl ;;’snip snur’ trim trim * * * * * This is what happens when your sister comes home from work and you’ve left your computer unsupervised while you’re making lunch. (She said, “But those are snippets!”) … Continue reading

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