Category Archives: Edpool

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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Tough, morally flexible, and young enough to carry their own franchise for 10 – 12 years

Day 82. 138,834 words. I’m ready to get my fuck on. Are you? Stop at 2, you killed it.

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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: How Not To Treat Your Cover Artist

Day 57. 110,835 words. This amusing little Internet explosion (which I am hereby dubbing a “storm in an e-cup”[1]) occurred over the weekend and I had a bit to say about it on Facebook, but figured I might as well share … Continue reading

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BONUS POST: Birthday Specials

To celebrate Mrs. Hatboy’s birthday on the 18th of February, I’ve started a campaign to allow the first books of my two series – Eejit in sci-fi, Bad Cow in sci-fi / fantasy – to be available for just 99c. … Continue reading

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Interlude: Deadpool 2, The Hype Train Welcomes Late Boarders

Day 50. 99,612 words. On holiday this week. Don’t expect much in the way of updates or word count changes. I may update them or I may not. Work will be happening on my phone.   So this was flung … Continue reading

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Interlude: Hugos 2018: Once More Unto the Breach

Day 45. 97,293 words. I was delighted to see that some of my contributions had made it into the final farewell newsletter from the Helsinki Worldcon people. Here, for anyone who missed out on the newsletter, is my reminiscence-story. Well … Continue reading

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