Month: October 2016

One hundred to one

Writing

One hundred to one

Posted By leekoven

I was discussing reading in my writing class, and some classmates noted that they hadn’t read any fiction in years. This blew my tiny mind. I only started writing because I was reading so much: reading converted to creative fuel for writing. It can also function

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Book Review: Eros Element by Cecilia Dominic

Book Review

Book Review: Eros Element by Cecilia Dominic

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
London, Paris, and Rome. An alternate summer of 1870 in which the American Civil War is still going.
The suspension of disbelief
Scientists have discovered aether, the substance between matter, and can isolate it. It’s the “stuff” (medium) light passes

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First milestone

Writing

First milestone

Posted By leekoven

I finished my first draft of my first novel! It’s over 100k words. There’s a story in there, but it’s going to require plenty of revision and then editing. I anticipate the process will take several years. I may put it down to work on

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Book review: Through Uncharted Space by Anna Hackett

Book Review

Book review: Through Uncharted Space by Anna Hackett

Posted By leekoven

 
The time and place
The far future, all over space. We see action aboard a deep space convoy, Planet Sulla, and a marine planet. Planet Sulla has a very civilized-looking society with some giant underlying problems.
The suspension of disbelief
Humans have colonized

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