Houston Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writers Meetup – Third Meeting

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On the second Monday of every month, the Houston Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers Monthly Meetup takes place at Theo’s Restaurant on Westheimer downtown. Last night I had the supreme pleasure of attending my third meeting. I learned about the ten-year-old group during several of the writers’ panels at Comicpalooza back in May; many of the panelists are members of the group. …

My New Blogging Tool: Byword

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As usual, I jumped in without thinking. I’m a sucker for new tools. When I hear about a new bit of software that sounds interesting, you can bet I’ll drop whatever I’m doing to learn more. This time, it’s Byword 2. Just give me a tool! The best thing for a writer is to keep writing; I’ve been told that …

A Bit of History -or- How Not to Write a Novel

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My passion for writing has been awakened, but this isn’t the first time. I have a finished novel-length manuscript under my belt. Here, I describe my attempts at writing fiction over the past 17 years. It’s a harrowing tale of late nights, mediocrity and comical errors in judgement!

Moving Toward My Everest

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This isn’t Daniel the Blogger apologizing for not blogging about blog stuff (whatever that may be). This is a restoration of this website (it’s not a blog, strictly speaking) after a period of inactivity lasting nearly two years. In fact, I wouldn’t even be writing this if I wasn’t… wait. I’m getting ahead of myself. Hold that thought. This is about me going after the one big thing that’s been rattling around in my head for about 20 years now. I’m climbing my Mount Everest.

The end of a [blogging] era

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You may have noticed that I haven’t written anything since last September. For the foreseeable future, everything I do will be posted at QAQN.com. This blog had a good run, though I was very… inconsistent. I don’t have a ton of interest in blogging, but podcasting is another matter. Come check it out!