Glimmer: OwW1

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OwW1 by A.L. Blacklyn I checked the robotic mouse that was waiting on an X taped on the floor. Okay, my owlish friend, time for the test. "Catch the mouse." The larger robot on her perch turned her head to blink unevenly at me with yellow eyes. Her beak opened into a shrill "Whyyy?" "What?"… Continue reading Glimmer: OwW1

NaNoWriMo 2018: Late to Camp

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More than a week into the month, I've decided to join the current Camp NaNoWriMo. Camp NaNoWriMo is a virtual writer’s retreat, designed for maximum flexibility and creativity. We have Camp sessions in both April and July, and we welcome word-count goals between 30 and 1,000,000. In addition, writers can tackle any project they’d like,… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018: Late to Camp

What is Contemporary Fantasy?

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Readers use genre to narrow down their interests. Librarians and reviewers want to know how to tag or shelf books. Authors need to reach a suitable audience to sell a story, whether it's an agent or editor who asked for work in a specific genre or ebook buyers searching on categories. At least among authors… Continue reading What is Contemporary Fantasy?