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James Van Pelt

Writing "One Day, in the Middle of the Night

Published Jul 1, 2020 · 383 words (2 minutes) · 13 views

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How do writers put stories together? Here's how "One Day, in the Middle of the Night" was composed.

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"Wha' Cha Call It?": Practice and Theory of Titles

Published Jun 28, 2020 · 749 words (3 minutes) · 69 views

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Have you wondered how authors come up with titles?

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Talking to Public Radio about a Story on Curious Fictions

Published May 28, 2020 · 174 words (1 minute) · 56 views

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Author James Van Pelt talks to Colorado Public Radio about writing science fiction about a pandemic, twenty years before today's events.

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Post-Apocalyptic Fiction After 9/11 and Covid

Published Apr 30, 2020 · 445 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 164 views

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James Van Pelt ruminates on what it means to write apocalyptic fiction in a world that seems to be rehearsing for it.

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Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Why I Write Science Fiction

Published Mar 22, 2020 · 1,051 words (4 minutes) · 153 views

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I was the guest speaker at The Colorado Readers Conference, a very literary gathering that generally wouldn't discuss science fiction, but they invited me, a science fiction writer to be the main presenter! This was the speech.

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Updates and Puppies Playing Air Soccer

Published Feb 21, 2020 · 429 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 132 views

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Update on stories, health, and my very cute puppy.

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J. Dianne Dotson

Burnout

Published Jan 25, 2020 · 1,282 words (5 minutes) · 118 views

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Science fiction and fantasy author and science writer J. Dianne Dotson recounts her struggle with various calamities.

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Curtis C. Chen

NaNoWriMo In Progress

Published Nov 15, 2019 · 89 words (1 minute) · 121 views

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My Writing Process

Published Nov 11, 2019 · 1,334 words (5 minutes) · 152 views

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In which the author of The Questrison Saga shares her writing process, with a fair amount of cheek.

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Stephen Dedman

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Published Nov 9, 2019 · 100 words (1 minute) · 130 views

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Why playing computer games isn't necessarily a waste of time.

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