Days Off

Today I am having a “day off”.  This is not the same as a day off, which is an entirely different kettle of fish. A “day off” involves little work on my fiction.  Instead I channel my creative energy (and…

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Other News

In other, also unexciting, news…  I have created a sub-tumblr for my soon-to-be-relaunched alexandermichaelcrow tumblr. This is simply called Dumping Ground and is intended to serve as a place where I can keep backups of what I am reading (on…

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Thorny Issues Resolved

I have spent much of the past four days rearranging scenes, removing continuity errors, and finally getting to grips with exactly what happens when. Using Scrivener has made this a lot easier than it might have otherwise been.  I have…

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Social Media and Cruelty

I suppose this is a good time to discuss Twitter and other social media. I, like many others, followed the recent debacle regarding the announcement Jonathan Ross would be hosting the Hugo awards this summer. I watched as people took…

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Beech

They are planting new trees in the square, and one is directly outside my window. It is a beech (Fagus sylvatica) and the hole has yet to be filled in; it is that new to the area.  I do hope…

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