DISCLAIMER: This is only in the vaguest of ways a response to Artemis_Aquarius’s reddit post. It’s closer to a short essay on The Hook as a literary device. SECOND DISCLAIMER: It’s also an old post from Tumblr. And one that swings between criticizing lazy, blatant world-building exposition and The Hook proper. This is why structure is
Everything goes in the bucket.
I sort of lost track of what day it was. Honestly, I can really only even keep track of what day it is at any given time based on which restaurants are open. It gives me a reason to bother looking at a calendar. You might not think the title is true, but my trash
26 chapters left now in One’s Own Shadow. I’ll have new covers ready pretty soon. Expect to see some previews here. Also, re-edited versions my other two books will be going up when I get done with Book Two. So, the Sad Puppies/Hugo stuff is still going on. The newspapers of the world seem to have
So, I’m going to be at Orycon 38 in Portland this November. It’s about the only thing I can manage to attend this year, accept for maybe a thing at the same hotel around New Years. I forget what they one’s called. I’ll add a schedule to my little… to the thingy. The website. I’ll
Well, here I am again. You know, I should really not be allowed near the “Add New Post” page on any platform. I come in well-intentioned like so many African missionaries but, really, I just end up abandoning the whole thing when my feeling that I should really be on top of my bloggering falls by the