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April wrap-up (late)

You might have noticed I didn’t post on Tuesday. I got done with finals and immediately got the cold. It started about a month ago, got Olivia, got my mother (still has her, in fact) and for some reason missed … Continue reading

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Because all books are either dreams or swords

I know that in some circles, Christians look down on fiction the way they look down on the prospect of singleness: it’s not a bad thing in itself, but it’s not nearly as good as your other options, so why … Continue reading

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More-or-less random things

First off: Surrexit! Secondly, I will be posting the story from Coronation here eventually. Last week I happened to lose a day’s work, and my sister still has pictures to edit. I’ll split it up into several posts, though, having learned … Continue reading

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March wrap-up post

This is not an April Fools (or international atheists’ day) post, just to be clear. I couldn’t think of a good one in time. Reading: Textbooks and classmates’ work. I did read The Ball and the Cross (by Chesterton, of course) … Continue reading

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In the words of Fripsky von Chiggatron, “Do tell!”

I started Wind Age a year ago this month, as near as I can figure. Since it’s being beta-read right now, it’s on my mind a lot even apart from the anniversary, so my posts this month are going to be, … Continue reading

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“The aim of good prose words is to mean what they say. . .

. . . the aim of good poetical words is to mean what they do not say.” (Chesterton) Writing: I’m bad at keeping track of how many words I’ve written, so I don’t have a number to give you. I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on old writing

Three poems now in my writing workshop class have prompted the teacher to say: Writing in an old style, using words like “awry” and “vixen”, writing about old subjects (courtly love, chivalry, witches’ curses), these things are out of date. … Continue reading

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