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New Short Story Posted

I can’t believe I forgot to post this. A while back, during the peak of the replacement ref extravaganza, I wrote a short story about the future of officiating called “The Last Call.” I had recently starting working as a football official in Virginia, so I had all this material to work with. One the…

The Last Call

The referee entered the new stadium for the first and last time. They had asked him to arrive an hour earlier than normal, so that they could give him a brief tour of the facility. During his tour, the guide repeatedly thanked him for agreeing to work today‚Äôs game. Jim just nodded and kept walking…

Writing Descriptive Passages–A Comment on the Latest Skill List Project Post

I’ve previously written about sfnovelists.com’s Skill List Project here and here. It’s a fantastic series of posts for all fiction writers, not just science fiction writers. Today’s post, about writing descriptive passages was another winner. James Alan Gardner, the author of the post, provides this great quote regarding writing descriptive passages: “A descriptive passage is…