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From the Journal
I recently got into a conversation with someone who wants to do more/better photography, and as such things usually do, the conversation went immediately to “what camera should I buy?” Which made me realize there might be value in writing up a post about how that isn’t where most people should start. It’s easy to […]
This week the first season of Born to the Blade hits its midpoint with the sixth of eleven episodes, written by yours truly. It’s called “Spiraling,” and that tells you about how well things are going for our characters . . .
I’ve talked before about how some of my stories have pivoted on pieces of music, with lyrics or just the general feel making my subconscious decide which way the plot needed to go. And the entire Great Cataract sequence in The Tropic of Serpents? That came from a photo of Iguazu Falls. So it’s no […]