In Time’s Swing

In Time’s Swing

I don’t have much to say about this week’s Random Picture Prompt. I used it to try something new – which is really the point of these prompts anyway. It is, in a word, random. The title comes from an old poem I discovered in Grade School – In Time’s Swing by Lucy Larcom, which …

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The Difference Between Narrative Style and Writing Method

The Difference Between Narrative Style and Writing Method

In the wake of Game of Thrones Season 8 there have been a number of well-reasoned discussions about the differences between plotting and pantsing. And how switching between the two mid-narrative might be a source of trouble. I highly recommend this Twitter thread by Daniel Silvermint. Also this video by Jesse Cox. Both delve into …

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A Matter of State; A Tale of Humility

A Matter of State; A Tale of Humility

When I asked my Facebook group which character they’d like to hear more about, they almost unanimously chose Rose. After my Seven Deadly Domerins series, I played around with the idea of another series of Heavenly Virtues prompts. I only ever did one in the past, and they’re an interesting group of traits to consider. …

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The Mountain’s Price

The Mountain’s Price

This is the final installment in my Wandering Mountain’s series. If you need a refresher, it started with Child of the Plains and continued in Man of the Mountain, then again in Legends of Old. It picks up with Council of Silver and The Traitor’s Trial followed by Spirit of the Mountains. Here’s the story: …

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March Break Highlights: Seattle Aquarium

March Break Highlights: Seattle Aquarium

I like aquariums. I’ve toured several since I started this blog, and always make a point of documenting the experience. Every time I enter an aquarium, I have two objectives: be hypnotized, however briefly, by the jellyfish. And meet the octopus. I love jellyfish. I keep the Monetary Bay Aquarium’s Jellyfish cam on bookmark for …

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Spirit of the Mountains

Spirit of the Mountains

Here is the penultimate installment of the Wandering Mountains saga! It started with Child of the Plains and continued in Man of the Mountain, then again in Legends of Old. It picks up with Council of Silver and The Traitor’s Trial. The stunning conclusion will go live two weeks from today! I got the idea …

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