Category Archives: Blog

These entries are ramblings about my life that have no connection with particular Kingdoms of Evil updates.

Hoarfrost on Branches

Hoarfrost on branches Fog above and snow below Black wood in between

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November Newsletter: The Lightning Tree

(There’s a real short story in this newsletter! Scroll down to the *** to read it) So there I was, dropping my older daughter off at school. The weather was fine, I had at least three hours of uninterrupted writing … Continue reading

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The Story of Protector

Protector is an idea that can’t be pinned down to any one brain. Simon took the first step when he made a project about godlike aliens assisting in a post-apocalypse archaeological dig. I asked Simon questions about the world, which started … Continue reading

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Interchange Beta is done!

Lois McMaster Bujold and Terry Pratchett both talk about writing as a hike through a misty valley between mountain peaks. Back in July, I wrote the mountain peaks. Then, from the beginning of September to the end of November, I … Continue reading

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A Thracian Saying

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A Thracian Saying

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Rain, Birdsong, Voices

Rain, birdsong, voices Drops shudder the yellow leaves What was I doing?

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A Sullen Coal

Oh, the contempt that winks within you A sullen coal Enslaved to the machinery that enslaves you Although you built it.

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A Tomb’s Chartreuse Dome

A tomb’s chartreuse dome Behind leaves before the sky I’m grateful for them

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Moving Continents

Moving continents Black and clear blue, glowing pink An amazing sky!

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