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‘Painting Dragons’ on 99-cent Kindle promo!

Beginning this Saturday, 16 November 2019, at 4 a.m. Pacific time, Painting Dragons What Storytellers Need to Know About Writing Eunuch Villains will be only 99 cents for Kindle! Put the URL in your calendar so you don’t forget: https://amzn.to/2pU7lo1 The price goes up…

Nifty non-fic about novels with eunuch villains…free for Kindle! (limited time)

For a few days only, Painting Dragons is a free download for Kindle! Now through Monday 27 May 2019 (through midnight Pacific). If you haven’t heard of this book, learn more, or just go ahead and download it — you’ve got nothing to lose!

A ‘retcon’ overwrites the past; a ‘procon’ overwrites the future

Power Corrupts: Election Rigging. Launches May 2, 2019.

“Retroactive continuity, or retcon for short,” to use Wikipedia’s definition, “is a literary device in which established facts in a fictional work are adjusted, ignored, or contradicted by a subsequently published work which breaks continuity with the former.” If the hero’s sidekick dies in…

Poems about grief (Part 3 of 3): What happens next

Last year, I happened to read a number of poems that, to me, describe what grief feels like when one is going through it. They speak on other subjects, too, but I saved and organized them around the theme of grief. I’m not going…

Poems about grief (Part 2 of 3): Identity

Last year, I happened to read a number of poems that, to me, describe what grief feels like when one is going through it. They speak on other subjects, too, but I saved and organized them around the theme of grief. I’m not going…