JWC Secondary Worlds: Cosmic Map

This exercise seems over the top, but for a fantasy writer, it is extremely important to explore unknown possibilities. “Universe” has a scientific context that is well known, but this is not it’s only use in fantasy language. Universe is but one kind of “Verse,” otherwise known as plane, dimension,

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JWC Secondary Worlds: Star Map

Normally this exercise would be extended only to sci-fi writers who set their narratives in space, but the genre of cosmic fantasy may take place just as heavily in the stars as it would planetside. Space operas can also be composed likewise, and it is something on JWC’s agenda for

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JWC Secondary Worlds: Planetary Map

I doubled down on my dreams after some years of darkness and uncertainty, and out of this friendships, partnerships, and new realms of the muse opened up to me. I got into Podcasting heavy-duty, creating an experimental network (Olk n’ Us Network) in order to explore what could be done. Since

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Paragraphic Rift: Paragraphic Nexus

Now that you have been through JWC Paragraphic Rifts steps 1 through 10, which seeks to examine points of clarity and or obscurity in a text, JWC Paragraphic Nexus looks to focus on those points concerning characters and concepts. This is all building up to something, so bear with all

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The Birth of “Corporate Gothic”

Life had been bleak for a while, and as always a way into light was provided. Gratitude for that way and for the stars to be so aligned, my creative obsession somehow turned to podcasting. To catch us up…  I was all about making radio shows on tape as a

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Paragraphic Rift: Have You Checked For Redundancy In Your Text?

9: Have you checked for redundancy in your text?  What is Textual Redundancy?  Redundancy is the poetic variety and the targeting of repeated words/phrases.  Systemically, redundancy in a text is often attributed to insufficient literary influence. In other words, a writer hasn’t read enough, hasn’t reread to study, hasn’t typed

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Paragraphic Rift: Have you imposed narrative Temporality?

7: Have you imposed narrative Temporality?  What is narrative Temporality?  Temporality and impermanence go together, for such is measured by the ticking clock, the circling shadow, the palpitating heart, or a single tear streaking down a lovelorn face. Sometimes a single moment can weigh more than the world.  Into everyone’s

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