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The Many Lives of An Outline

SPOILER ALERT: the pictures of the post includes spoilers through the end of Of Enemies and Endings. If you haven’t read it yet, please ignore the pictures with writing on them! I outline a LOT–in all sorts of different ways, at all …

Fruits of a Fallow Period

Once upon a time, around age twenty, I began to doubt whether or not I was meant to be a writer. A junior in college at the time, I had stopped writing fiction. I had grown used to writing a novel on …

The Journeypen Project: Disclaimers

Disclaimer #1 I will try to address every suggested topic, but it may not be in a timely manner. I’m a slow thinker, and I do my best to convey my thoughts in a clear, accessible way, which sometimes takes longer than …