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Authors Answer 78 – When Authors Get Superpowers

Question 78 – If you could have a literary superpower, what special ability would you like to have that would help your writing? I would like to have the superpower of not being lazy and inert.  Can I get that … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 77 – Naming Characters

Question 77 – How do you choose character names? Starting in middle school, I kept a list of interesting-sounding names that I either thought up randomly or found elsewhere, and would tweak them until they became something that fit a … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 76 – Authors Reflecting on Their Earliest Writing

Due to the magic of computers, I still have a few 20-year-old story files, which I glanced over for the purpose of this question.  I should probably dig into my physical notebooks again some time, since that’s where I kept … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 74 – What We Are Working On Now

Oops.  Almost didn’t get this one in on the right day. Question 74 – Can you tell us about a future book that you’re working on? In the War of Memory Cycle, the protagonists have faced off against malevolent necromancers, … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 72 – Writing Targets

Hi!  I’m still alive!  It’s been a rough few months for me, writing-wise; between several disruptions of my work-schedule and some unanticipated stresses, I had a very irregular January and February, and have a few more odd events still to … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 68 – Authors Research the Strangest Things

One of my favorite things about writing: Learning! Question 68 – What are some of the most unusual things you’ve researched for your writing? Oh I’ve researched LOTS of stuff.  The most interesting to me was eye enucleation, but some … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 67 – The Challenge of Writing Romance

Romantic relationships!  The bane of my writing!  Hearts and flowers are not for me. Question 67 – Valentine’s Day is coming up. How do you handle the romantic aspect of writing in fiction? In my personal life, I’m not at … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 66 – The Urge to Quit Writing

Relevant to my current feelings of inertia.  Must…get back into the groove… Question 66 – Have you ever wanted to quit writing? The temptation is always there, particularly in times like now, where I’m struggling through the first draft of … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 63 – We All Started Somewhere

Question 63 – When did you start writing fiction, and what did you write? I don’t have anything to give me an exact date, even a year, but I do remember writing stories in the little blue-covered test books we … Continue reading

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Authors Answer 62 – Our Favourite Created Characters

Well, this one is obvious. Question 62 – Who is your favorite character that you created (either for a book/story or just because)? My consistently favorite character is probably the one that serves as my icon here on WordPress, Shaidaxi. … Continue reading

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