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NaNoWriMo 2021 (October Prep) Back to Roots

It’s Week 1 of October, and what I’ve got listed as the first order of business for this week is to finalize the world-building aspect of this year’s project. That means having a solid understanding of the culture, environment, class-systems, … Continue reading

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Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian – Part 6: Magic and Mythology

Thanks for checking out this series! If this is the first blog you’re reading on ‘Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian’ then please see my intro on post #1 for context on the reason I’ve put this series together. We’ve … Continue reading

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Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian – Part 5: Through Jesus

Thanks for checking out this series! If this is the first blog you’re reading on ‘Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian’ then please see my intro on post #1 for context on the reason I’ve put this series together. Today’s … Continue reading

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Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian – Part 4: Afterlife and Interspecies Families

Thanks for checking out this series! If this is the first blog you’re reading on ‘Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian’ then please see my intro on post #1 for context on the reason I’ve put this series together. In … Continue reading

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Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian – Part 3: Salvation for Other Species

Thanks for checking out this series! If this is the first blog you’re reading on ‘Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian’ then please see my intro on post #1 for context on the reason I’ve put this series together. Last … Continue reading

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Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian – Part 2: Writing Humans in Other Worlds

Thanks for checking out this series! If this is the first blog you’re reading on ‘Writing Speculative Fiction as a Christian’ then please see my intro on post #1 for context on the reason I’ve put this series together. Last … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – Completing Act I

Just over a third of the way through. Y’all keeping up?   So far my pace has been up and down with this project. A bout of insomnia one day left me out of commission and losing about a day’s … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2020 – The Challenges So Far

We’re almost one week into November. How is everyone doing with their NaNo projects?   I’ve been caught off guard by the amount of unexpected challenges this time around. It’s been a bit more than just general life stuff, which … Continue reading

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Top 10 Mid-Series Shake-Ups: part 2

Today I’m finishing off the list of Top 10 Mid-Series Shake-Ups by going over numbers 6-10, because that’s how math works. Again, I’ve put them in order of most frequently used (by my reckoning), which is not the same thing … Continue reading

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Top 10 Mid-Series Shake-Ups: Part 1

When writing a long-running series, sometimes significant changes must occur to give the audience a sense of newness and the passage of time, or just to make sure things don’t get stale. There are a number of different things writers … Continue reading

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