The Blogalyser reveals...Your blog/web page text has an overall readability index of 16.This suggests that your writing style is intellectual (to communicate well you should aim for a figure between 10 and 20).Your blog has 32 sentences per entry, which suggests your general message is distinguished by verbosity (writing for the web should be concise). CHARACTER … [Read more...] about Blogalyser result
Updated word count
My novel is proceeding pretty well. I'm up to the end of chapter 2: 4,799 / 100,000(4.8%) … [Read more...] about Updated word count
Back this summer, I posted that I was going to work on a past novel. I didn't pursue that. I've started a brand new novel instead of picking up from long ago half-written bits. It doesn't have a name yet, and I'm not really comfortable discussing it at this point. My chief (or possibly only) blog reader knows what it's about and has been very helpful in research for it. Here's … [Read more...] about Novel progress
Rejection for "Detour" from Arkham Tales. Oh well. Not really the venue I was hoping for anyway.I'm really at loose ends these days. There's a writing project scratching at the edges of my subconscious, but it's not there yet. No gaming for awhile, and I won't push that. I need some kind of creative stimulation. … [Read more...] about Doldrums 2
After it languished forever in the bowels of Book of Dark Wisdom (ok, exaggeration--2 years) before that magazine folded, my Lovecraftian short story "Detour" has finally winged its way electronically to Arkham Tales. Perhaps I should say it flapped its byakheeian wings over empyrean shores of eldritch majesty. Yeah, that. … [Read more...] about Story submitted!