Monthly Archives: October 2011

This Week’s History Lesson

For some reason, October was an active month in the 1760s.  You can look through history time lines for some months and find relatively little of consequence.  October, on the other hand, is filled with significant events. In 1760, on … Continue reading

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Writing Short Stories in the THIEFTAKER Universe

I often advise aspiring writers to step away from their novels now and again and work on short stories.  Why?  Well, for one thing, writing successful short stories is challenging.  The short form demands an economy of style that those … Continue reading

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