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Glass Houses and BB Guns : How Not to React to Critique

To my mind there is a difference between critique and criticism.  Criticism is inherently negative, destructive; its purpose is to devalue.  Critique can be negative, but must also be coupled with advice or suggestions to rebuild. Critique is made with an … Continue reading

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Dispatch from the Raggedy Edge

That title sounds dramatic, don’t it?  Sorry…I’ve had Firefly/Serenity on the brain of late.  I just haven’t checked-in in a while and thought I’d update on what’s going on…or rather, more to the point, what isn’t. On the submissions front, I’ve … Continue reading

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What’s Snoo?

It’s been a few days…well, really about a week…since my last post so I thought I’d bring you up to date. I’ve been working on the 250 words-per-day challenge and it has, in fact, been just that…a challenge.  After the … Continue reading

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250 Words per Day Challenge

This past week I’ve been off work due to the weather. I live in North Texas (you know, where they just had that little football game). When we get winter weather (ice, snow, etc.), the whole place shuts down. Those … Continue reading

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The Spiral of Funk

My name is Shedrick and I am a slug. I have been an extreme slacker on the writing front since about mid-December.  There are many reasons for this: the holidays, post-holiday blues, new WoW expansion, struggles with my current story, … Continue reading

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