Monthly Archives: August 2016

Tarot Tuesday: Judgment

Religious looking card, isn’t it? Judgment borrows predominantly Christian imagery to show the resurrection of the dead. An angel (Gabriel, according to post-biblical Christian tradition) blows a horn to literally wake up corpses. I have no issue with that. But … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: And So It Begins

First things first: this meta is largely the result of a post by Quintessential Editor, plus some follow up comments. Writing out my thoughts over there gave me the push I needed to go forward with this plan. (By the … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Forty-Seven

Link to Chapter Index Shoch is finally settled. Hell, I think he’s half asleep. No, make that all the way asleep—he’s snoring. I smile a little at that. Either he’s satisfied with my promise of faithfulness or my shoulder makes … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Forty-Six

Link to Chapter Index Shoch couldn’t decide what to call me in this letter of his. He started with a formal My Lord. Too formal, because he crossed it out. He tried for Master next, but that didn’t suit him … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: The Six of Swords

A boat dominates this scene—a boat with six menacing, upright swords. A ferryman punts it forward, navigating the choppy water on one side of the vessel and the calm water on the other. Two figures huddle together upfront—probably an adult … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: 5 Writing Tools I Refuse to Live Without

There’s a world of stuff out there intended to make a writer’s life easier. Not all of it is created equal, however. After a lot of failed experiments, here are the five tools I can’t imagine writing without: 1. Scrivener … Continue reading

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Crevlock Tower: Chapter Forty-Five

Link to Chapter Index Shoch kneels before I do; he must have figured out who was standing at the door. Small wonder. My father cuts an imposing figure, especially with two royal guards in full livery flanking him. He’s not … Continue reading

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