Duane

Author's details

Name: Duane Couchot-Vore
Date registered: 2012 May
URL: http://www.duanevore.com

Latest posts

  1. Wolfram Alpha: The Sci-FI Writer’s Friend — 2019 June
  2. Final Horizon Approaches — 2018 July
  3. A Word on Canonicity — 2017 April
  4. Where is The Humanity Experiment? — 2017 January
  5. Suppose You’re Not You — 2017 January

Most commented posts

  1. A Tribute to Patricia Wynant “Peewee” Reisfeld — 12 comments
  2. Lisa Calell’s Disconnected: Wow! Good ’til the Last Page — 11 comments
  3. How Nicole Hill’s Legacy Forgotten Made Me Rethink Storytelling — 4 comments
  4. Fiona Skye’s The Night of Revelations: The Start of Something New — 3 comments
  5. On Harlan Ellison and the Plagiarism of Ideas — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 06

Children with Adult Minds

Here in the early part of December, this year’s National Novel Writing Month, affectionately known as NaNoWriMo to participants, is fresh in my mind. I wrote Ik. Ik first saw the light of the real universe as a character in a role-playing game my brother-in-law invented. My first character, the one before her, was a …

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Oct 06

Beware of Ik!

Must be half demon if only half. She’s got a soul darker than the devil himself, and more fire and power, too. Notice how folks are scared to sit too close? … Pretty as an angel and quiet as smoke.  But I can guarantee that you don’t want to find out what’s on the inside. …

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Feb 24

Would You Recognize Your Characters?

I mean, if you were walking down the street after leaving the bank, and one of your characters was walking the other way, would you recognize him? I got thinking about that because American Graffiti was just on. I get most into the stories of Steve and Laurie and John and Carol, if you want …

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Feb 23

Coming Soon – 2016

Yes, I know The White Shamitz was supposed to be out in 2015. It would have been had certain things not happened, most of which you probably don’t want to hear about. The one that might interest you is that a writer friend talked me into participating in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), so I …

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Jan 30

Have Spaceship — Will Travel 1: Peewee in Centerville

If  you’ve read any of this blog at all, you know that Robert Heinlein’s Have Space Suit — Will Travel is probably my all-time favorite science fiction book. Those who understand its virtues are uniquely blessed. In the comments following an earlier post about “Peewee” Reisfeld, another HSWT fan and I speculated on what happened …

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