I can’t leave this not done before I can go forward

My parents have asked me many times to come home and I haven’t? Why haven’t I returned back to Canada after traveling for more than 5 years. I guess it’s a matter of pers[ective but after my second full year on the road I realized that if I wen’t back I’d have to start from …

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Just the Testing the Waters with a Scene

Below is a test scene that I wrote to bet a feel for writing fiction a bit more. It’s not the first time I’ve done it but it’s still rough as hell and the balance between exposition, action, dialog and thought isn’t there yet. I am not explaining everything in it yet cause that’s not …

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Creating the World has Choked my ability to find the Story

So I keep on going back to the world, I’ve done a ton of world building over the last year or two and what was just a concept has ballooned into a universe and it is killing me. I created a science fiction universe from who the science works, to the state of Earth in the future but I am stuck.

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The Intimacy of Heroes and Villains

As I’ve figured out story elements in movies of strong linkages between the hero and the villain, you do this to make the story more personal as much as they are often going for those epic stories.

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Writing a Universe 51636 words and Counting

Remember as a kid before your parents told you why the sky couldn’t be purple or a rainbow of colours when a cardboard box and a few stuffed animals were all you needed to create a world.

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