Rewards of Rewriting a Novel

Originally posted on my professional site as a progress post, but also I want it on this blog. After many seasons (nature ones and NaNoWriMo ones), I finally completed a start-to-end rewrite of my fantasy novel, Peregrination. We had many disagreements: I wanted to work on something new, but it wanted me to finalize what…

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10 Novelties About Timmy, the NaNoWriMo Bot

National Novel Writing Month has grown into something special over the years. As far back as 2003 I wrote the NaNo challenge alone.  I love it because momentum is my friend when it comes to fiction, as I have posted before.  At some point in later years NaNo Regions started, connecting wrimos to other wrimos…

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Finally a Successful Rewrite

I have been M.I.A. this month, largely due to laziness and a medical flare, but I shall place blame on Camp National Novel Writing Month, fondly known as Camp NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo is technically in November, but due to its popularity, some people came together and made two months in the spring/summer that have the same…

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Preparing for a career in science writing: Part II

Field biology is a competitive market. Photography is a competitive market. Academia is a competitive market. Science writing is a competitive market. I am sorry, but what is not a competitive market? Should we all be chemical engineers and computer scientists? I am pretty sure if someone had no interest in those industries, any effort would…