So I Kinda Sorta Maybe Wrote A Novel (Again)

I guess I’ve been away from this thing for a little while. Apart from a quick excited post the night before Star Wars opened and a grand(ish) return to blogging for a top ten films of 2015 list I haven’t really been around since last April. So, the absence and the reasons behind it…

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Star Trek Voyager and the Elevation of Tie-In Fiction


The last time I made one of these posts, it was on Alien: Out of the Shadows, and some of the pitfalls I find tie-in fiction falls into. In the interest of fairness and positivity, I’d now like to examine some good examples of tie-in fiction; Kirsten Beyer’s recent Star Trek Voyager relaunch.

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Things I learned from writing The Church

I know it was a long time ago now, especially since the drug fuelled fuck nightmare that was New Year’s Eve (just kidding, I sat around watching Youtube videos in my pyjamas), but last November I attempted once again to participate in NaNoWriMo. Much unlike the previous year’s effort, I failed quite spectacularly. Luckily, I’m somewhat capable of learning from my failures, and I’m going to talk about what I learned.

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