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Silver Dream Sails Again

After a long interval that followed Sail Away on My Silver Dream going out of print, it’s now available again under the Wyzard Hill Press imprint–new cover, new interior, and a few minor changes in the text. I designed this … Continue reading

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“Sail Away” is now on Kindle!!

Okay, it’s official. Sail Away on My Silver Dream is out on Kindle. The link: http://www.amazon.com/Sail-Away-My-Silver-Dream-ebook/dp/B00GNQ0N02/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1384843199&sr=1-1&keywords=sail+away+on+my+silver+dream The Kindle edition price is just about half the print edition price. If you bought a new print edition of Silver Dream  from Amazon, … Continue reading

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“Silver Dream” Reviews

Two reviews on Amazon this week, hoping for two more this coming week. Hint-hint.

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Writing: Characters, Part II

In Part I, I recommended the Interview Method for building your characters. Today, I’ll post part of a sample imaginary interview that I created in the early days of writing Sail Away on My Silver Dream. Interviewer: …Do you all … Continue reading

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Excerpt, Log of the Silver Dream

Sharon’s entry in the Log of the Silver Dream: February 25: Another wonderful day aboard the Silver Dream! Capt. David and Capt. Sharon sailed away to Calcutta. We explored a group of ruined pagodas out in the jungle. We saw … Continue reading

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Excerpt, Silver Dream

David talks about his computer game addiction: Chapter 12: The Glowing Screen Calls Me “I spent hours and hours, mostly doing role-playing games . . . I’d make up a character and take him into this big city where I … Continue reading

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Character Names

I named one of my characters in Sail Away on My Silver Dream “Dr. Appelman” after someone I’ve seen onstage in Santa Barbara. 

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The Sail Away Poem

The voyages of the Silver Dream began with a poem: David says, “Mrs. Whitworth was my homeroom teacher and taught English, too. One day she read us a poem. Here’s how it went: The Silver Dream Come, sail away on … Continue reading

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Arcana

I just finished reading a book of Robert Bloch’s stories. Not exactly bedtime reading, as they’re based on HP Lovecraft’s works, full of eldritch, adjectival horror, with frequent allusions to haunted cities, hideous beings, and imaginary grimoires. But they’re fun. … Continue reading

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