Category Archive: Writing snippets

Jun 11

A Preview of Two Prologues

As you might know, each book of The Saga of Banak-Zuur has a prologue.  They also have epilogues, but that’s another post, I suppose.  Writing those prologues has been one of the high points of the series; they’ve been a lot of fun.  Here I present two of my favorites, with the understanding that they …

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Dec 18

Have Space Suit — Will Travel: My Extended Ending

If you know me very well, or don’t know me at all but have been reading my blog, you’ll know that Robert Heinlein’s Have Spacesuit — Will Travel is one of my all-time favorite novels.  The space adventure is fine, and I admire the technical precision, but what truly endears it to my heart is …

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Oct 16

Thog’s Tale

John David Couchot, still technically my brother-in-law, once invented a fantasy RPG. It’s a pretty good one, too, and we’d spend hours around the kitchen table kicking minotaur butt.  I created two characters for that game, the more interesting one by an order of magnitude being Ik.  Unfortunately, she never saw play, but being a …

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