My Favorite Trope, Ridiculous Thinky Thoughts, Time Tourism, Time Travel, Uncategorized

My Favorite Trope — Time Travel, Pt. 1

We’ve all fallen down the bottomless pit that is TV Tropes (WARNING: Following this link will result in loss of time ranging from several minutes to several days or longer). Even if you don’t know what a trope is, you know what tropes are. For the purposes of this series, I’m not talking about the… Continue reading My Favorite Trope — Time Travel, Pt. 1

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Clarion West Write-a-thon Wrap-up!*

The Clarion West Write-a-thon is over, and I'm pleased to share that this year was by far my most successful year, both in terms of donations and in terms of blitzing through my main goal. The first goal was to progress on the Super Sekrit Projekt, with 5k words a week. I can now share… Continue reading Clarion West Write-a-thon Wrap-up!*

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What I’m Doing This Summer

I've recently made passing mention to a super secret collaborative project I'm working on. I've been hesitant to say more because so often projects like this die before they ever get momentum. However, after six-ish months of planning, plotting, and worldbuilding, and three weeks of intense writing that have already pushed us past the 25k… Continue reading What I’m Doing This Summer

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Changing Up the Pronouns: They/them edition

For a long time I didn't change my pronouns because I've spent my life correcting people on pronouncing my name, and it's exhausting and annoying. However, revising Chiaroscuro (especially the Sadaz chapters) has had me thinking a lot about pronouns, identity, visibility, and the importance of language in disrupting people's gender assumptions. For that reason,… Continue reading Changing Up the Pronouns: They/them edition

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T-minus Two Days… and my music isn’t ready

Two days left for the start (restart?) of The Path to Power (my chronicle title for the Crimson Throne/Korvosa game). I still have a long list of stuff to do to get ready. My to-do list, parts redacted for spoilers: Fully outline metaplot/plot points Finish reading/skimming ALL player guides Sort out music/playlists Figure out how… Continue reading T-minus Two Days… and my music isn’t ready