Monthly Archive: November 2015

On Character Traits

[NOTE: I originally posted this on the AR blog on Oct 10 2013, but I decided to move it here. Fair warning, it gets kinda rant-ey.] I believe that every character in any kind of story should have an appearance that sticks with you throughout the whole story. Whenever a character shows up, you should …

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Telepathic Syntax

Originally posted on June 24 2015 (Darn that post title sounds cool) So I had a little trouble exporting my writing from Writemonkey, since the markup I used interpreted my <noovoice syntax> as HTML tags—more specifically as html comments, which made anything in between them disappear in the final document. This prompted me to look …

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Of Beginnings (false and otherwise)

Originally posted on September 18, 2014 Okay, listen. The very first sentence of any book has to be meaningful. It doesn’t have to be a hook per se, or even a quotable for the ages, but it has to be something, not just anything. As a writer I worry about this, and I should worry. …

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Cogito Ergo Omnis Est

Originally posted on Oct 29 2012 Hello, I’m Cesar Felipe. I call this site my Mindstream. (You’ll see why that’s clever at a later date.) So much has been said about how ideas change the world, no matter how simple—sometimes due to their very simplicity, in fact. But ideas on their own don’t change the …

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