Monthly Archives: June 2011

Only in California

A true story of an event that highlights the stereotypes of California. Continue reading

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FSFW Hits 100

Today I get to see a group of people, as a group, for the first time in over a year.  They are the Fresno Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers, and they are having their 100th meeting.  I could tell you … Continue reading

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The Write Stuff

I stumbled across a blog today (actually, just one entry) and I absolutely loved it. Thought I would share: http://whitepaintedwoman.wordpress.com/2010/03/07/the-write-stuff/

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Books, Movies, and Money

Three sure ways for a movie to make money right now: remake, sequel, and based off a popular book or comic.  There have been some standout movies and series based off novels.  Books give movies a built in audience. Series … Continue reading

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The “F” Bomb

I think everyone knows what that title means: Drive Failure, the F’n Drive Bombed Out – everything is gone.  This is a courtesy reminder to all you writers out there, learned from a very recent, painful, deflating experience, back up … Continue reading

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20-Minute Writing Exercises for June

The following is a set of writing exercises involving touch/feeling. Do these activities, and then write about how each of them felt for four minutes.  Compare it to nature.  Use strong verbs and metaphors.  Repeat the activity as necessary during … Continue reading

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