Author: leekoven

Favorite albums of the year, part II

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Favorite albums of the year, part II

Posted By leekoven

The year isn’t even over yet, but so far I’ve found more wonderful music that inspires me and keeps me forging ahead in life.
Seventh Wonder – Tiara
Lovers of prog metal, rejoice! Seventh Wonder are back. Science fiction story, virtuosic passages, non-standard time signatures,

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Favorite albums of the year, part I

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Favorite albums of the year, part I

Posted By leekoven

I whine about there being many books and little time quite a lot. But it’s also true that there’s a ton of wonderful music (okay, mostly metal) I listen to every year. This year brought me some anticipated progressive metal releases and some pleasant surprises.
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Adventures in NaNo

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Adventures in NaNo

Posted By leekoven

I’ve been revising and editing for long enough that I’d forgotten what putting words to keyboard/screen without having it all sketched out feels like. Granted, I still have a rough outline for what goes into the scene, but now I have the freedom to play

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NaNo, giveaways, and Japan

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NaNo, giveaways, and Japan

Posted By leekoven

My trip to Japan filled my creative well. I read less than I’d aspired to, but I managed to soak in many new and unfamiliar experiences, especially in Sapporo . That’s what I require in order to create.
I’m happy to announce that I’m giving

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Books and games for vacation

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Books and games for vacation

Posted By leekoven

Part of the fun for vacation prep, for me, is figuring out what video games and books to take along. Here’s my current lineup:
Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles 2
Octopath Traveler

Well, what are you going to play in Japan besides Japanese RPGs? Okay,

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