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Frank Herbert’s Dune: Writing Lessons Part 1

As anyone who reads this blog knows, I am a huge J.R.R. Tolkien fan. Β I’ve read everything he has written including his letters. Β I used his letters to write a few blog posts about what Tolkien had to teach us about writing and those do pretty well and still see blog traffic. However, I have … Continue reading

Friday Fiction: Bahamut

Friday Fiction: Bahamut

The heat from the white dunes caused a mirage effect on the construction site as Harold wiped his brow again, taking a long swig from a jug of water and letting out a quickly drying breath. The wind, like the unforgiving blast of a hair dryer, did its best to absorb any leftover moisture on … Continue reading

Shade: A Short Story

Shade: A Short Story

Colonel Hall lay beneath a jagged shelf of black stone, a sloppy trail of dust behind her on the coal-dark rock which led out into the white-hot heat of the alien day. Her ship crashed in the distance, her crew all forever silent, she pressed the beacon on her yellow environmental suit and listened to … Continue reading