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A list of everything I've published under Wizard's Wood Press, and where to find it, in a sticky posting.

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moon time

Jul. 21st, 2017 09:44 pm
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It's a classic of the planetary romance genre, to have a few moons floating about the sky, just so you know it's not Earth.

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This week's prompt is:
private

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My efforts:

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One third of the way through the outline, I estimate.

So, I deduce, the original idea was one third of a story idea.

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Where the pinks and the moss roses were planted, I can clearly see what is the new growth. Even when it's not a more sprightly shade of green, it perks up like nobody's business.

A gray squirrel with a red tail! All right, more of an amber shade, but distinctly ruddy and a sharp contrast.

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Another challenge from [personal profile] lindahoyland , details here.

My efforts:

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The Book of Chinese Beliefs by Frena Bloomfield

A book that includes every day religious practices and like beliefs, and also some information on other everyday practices.
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Writing along, realizing that if the little sister knew about what the older sister might be able to do with superpowers, the next thing she would be doing would be bugging her about it.

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This week's prompt is:
perfect

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My efforts:

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One of the first things in building a superhero world is not only what kind of superpowers there are, and how many superheroes there are, but how many of them have what powers.
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Lady of Eyre by Tom Rogneby

Fourth and final (thus far) book of the Minivandians. Spoilers for the earlier ones ahead.

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Sometimes, when working with a world with random superpowers, having no correlation to personality, I have to assign powers.  
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Million Dollar Outlines by David Farland

Outlines are, in fact, only one aspect of what this how-to-write book covers.  It does concentrate on the big picture, like what emotion appeals work for what audiences, story structure, building (and orchestrating) characters, what sorts of conflicts are involved, and many other useful things.
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This week's prompt is:
rub

Anyone can join, with a 50-word vignette in the comments. Your vignette does not have to include the prompt term.

My effort:

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Through A Mirror Darkly is out in paperback!

You can get it from Amazon, or from CreateSpace directly, and it's percolating through the other distribution outlets as we speak. 
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God of our fathers, whose almighty hand
Leads forth in beauty all the starry band
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So, how do you fight a supervillain whose superpower is the ability to transmute elements?

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