Category Archives: Astro Tramp 400

Interlude: Writing female protagonists

Here’s an interesting thing I saw this morning. An author kicked up a bit of a storm (oh, to have a share-fest viral outbreak like this… *wistful sigh*) with a tweet about a guy who hilariously failed to write a … Continue reading

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Another Tuesday of Ugh (+Metrics)

Back at work after four-day weekend. A very enjoyable four-day weekend, to be sure … but man, it could have been a ten-day weekend. That would have been better. Not a lot to report. I’ve gotten a surprisingly large pile … Continue reading

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Glitches in the veil

Day 89. 158,363 words. Done. Well that turned into damn near a 10,000-word writing session. And The First Feast is complete. Just waiting for CreateSpace to check it, and then I’ll get the editors’ copies underway. An April publishing deadline might be … Continue reading

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Bonus post: Metrics, continued

Just a quick refresh on the metrics charts. I haven’t copied up the total word count graph yet but this weekend was a nice solid uptick. There you go.

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Author fight!

Day 75. 125,772 words. Well … okay, there probably won’t be an author fight since this poor little nobody seems to have fallen through the cracks like a tinpot third world military dictator’s threats of global annihilation. But what the heck, … Continue reading

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Interlude: Worldcon 2019

Day 62. 113,643 words. Oh yeah, we’re starting this shit already y’all. Just a brief entry for now. I purchased Worldcon memberships for the 2019 Worldcon in Dublin just this week. One for me, one for Mrs. Hatboy, one for … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays, 2017-2018, Day 16

Day 61. 113,643 words. Weekend flatline begins now. We went to my aunt and uncle’s place on our 16th day of summer holidays. This was enjoyable, because – well for a start they’re good people. And they also had a … Continue reading

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