Tag Archives: Writing Wednesdays

The Sea a Sham Born of Uniformity: On Subverting the Normal with Gene Wolfe (Throwback Thursday)

This year I introduced an occasional feature I call “Throwback Thursday.” This is where I find a blog post from the past–raiding either my own vault or someone else’s–and throw it back out into the digital world. This might be … Continue reading

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The Sea a Sham Born of Uniformity: On Subverting the Normal with Gene Wolfe (#WritingWednesdays)

Classic SciFi authors will cringe when I admit this, but I am reading Gene Wolfe for the first time. It just hasn’t come across my path until I found a dozen Ursula K. LeGuin and Gene Wolfe books at a … Continue reading

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On Mixing Fantasy with Real Life, A Lesson from Sesame Street (#WritingWednesdays)

This is the latest in a series called “Writing Wednesdays,” focusing on writing resources from the common to the unusual. This one is perhaps a little unusual. For work I am reading Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point (2000). It’s been … Continue reading

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I Need Help With “I,” Or Thoughts on Literary Segregation and the 1st Person Narrative

This post is part of an ongoing series Called Writing Wednesdays. I would love your comments below! It’s hard to know where some prejudices develop. My bias against bad drivers—something we Prince Edward Islanders specialize in—came to me slowly. I’m … Continue reading

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On 2048, Or The Keep It In The Corner Approach to Writing (#WritingWednesdays)

I hate to admit it, but I am one of the recent victims of 2048. For those that don’t know, 2048 is a relatively new meme in smart phone apps. The idea is simple: combine two-point value boxes to double … Continue reading

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False Starts and Missteps: How C.S. Lewis Found his Literary Voice (#WritingWednesdays)

This blog is part of a series of Wednesday posts on Writing Resources. Last week’s post was The Writer’s Spidey Sense. I don’t know how it is for other writers, but I have had dozens of false starts. Ranging from … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Spidey Sense (#WritingWednesdays)

This blog is part of a series of Wednesday posts on Writing Resources. See next Wednesday for the value of False Starts in Writing. In our beat-you-over-the-head technotronic age, CGI is going to be a big feature in any superhero … Continue reading

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