Monthly Archives: January 2015

Distance Learning

Mondoville College is unusual among colleges our size in that we had three former students on NFL rosters this season. We’re proud of all of them — and of nearly all the kids who have wandered around this place in … Continue reading

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Thud. And Potpourri.

A big-shot agent reached out to me not long ago. He said he had read one of my stories recently, and was interested in checking out some other of my work. I sent him some of the novel I’ve been … Continue reading

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Blogging Encapsulated

And if you aren’t a regular reader of Wondermark, you should be.

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Banana-Fana-Fo-Fonnie…

So I’m working on the new novel, and I have a nice sort of everyman name for my villain. I generated the name more or less at random, getting the first name from a local restaurant and the last from … Continue reading

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Yakkety Yak — Don’t Talk Back

I first heard about an app called Yik Yak via the Spawn, who uses it occasionally to eavesdrop on social media around Mondoville. The app is basically a short-range, anonymous social media platform. Think of it as a sort of … Continue reading

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Kind Words (and Guns)

Steve Isaak reviews the latest ish of Dark Corners at his place, and has kind words for a couple of Mondoville-based writers. Thanks so much, Steve! (And by the way, you can pick up your own copy of the new issue … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln’s Doctor’s Dog

You might recognize the title here as the punch line for an ancient joke: An author is told that the public likes books about Lincoln, doctors, and dogs, so he decides to write a sure bestseller. In my chosen metier, I … Continue reading

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