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Hazy Days and Cloudy Nights: “How It All Got Started” is set in the Sovereign Era storyworld (Brave Men Run, Pilgrimage). The action of the first story arc, follows several young people on the edge of the rest of their lives and begins on the first day of summer vacation, 1984.

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Recent Articles and Podcast Episodes

  • My Saturday

    April 2, 2006: This morning, I had a swollen left lymph node in my throat, a headache, and stiff shoulders. Ick. Went to do my five hours of not-hard-at-all time at the not-a-day-job, got home, futzed with the television which would not play the DVD (a recurring problem that I thought was solved), got that figured out, took…

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  • They Want To Talk

    March 23, 2006: I've been having some trouble lately with my writing. It's starter anxiety, really... it's made it really difficult to achieve butt-in-the-chair work done with my second novel, "Light Of The Outsider."

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  • Grindstone, Nose… Nose, Grindstone

    March 9, 2006: I spent a couple of hours today with a project management app at, working out a set of goals and deadlines for my next novel, "Light of the Outsider."

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  • The Shaper’s World Takes Shape…

    February 17, 2006: Writing the next book has all but stopped as I satisfy my nearly-insatiable need to work out all the necessary details of the world in which it takes place.

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  • Subcreation Woes

    February 7, 2006: After a great conversation with my new friend James, I have come to the conclusion that I need to do some more work on the world-building for my next book, "Light of the Outsider." This is the source of the headache pounding behind my eyes right now.

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  • My New Office

    February 6, 2006: Okay! For the first time since we moved into this house, four years ago, I feel like my office is someplace that says something about me.

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  • Reeling In The Webcast

    February 1, 2006: As part of my attempts to Scale Back and Sharpen Up, I've pulled the plug on DIY Endeavors Radio.

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  • The Lights Down On Shield Street

    January 30, 2006: I'm in a yucky place right now. Don't know why, exactly... except that I do know that my moods are like this. Creative highs are rapidly followed by lows.

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  • Scale Back!! Sharpen Up!!

    January 25, 2006: I need to kill the focus-killers.

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