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Whether you’re the next Jack Karouac or the next NaNoWriMo dropout, any novelist who takes the craft seriously is going to need the right tools to write. And let’s face it: Microsoft Office can spit out a decent business letter, but the thought of launching a full-blown office suite to do some creative work is a little… depressing. Most ordinary word processors are also priced out of reach of the starving artist crowd.
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You’ve got some basic ideas of what your character is like: gender, age, vocation, manner.
The wendigo (also known as windigo , weendigo , windago , waindigo , windiga , witiko , wihtikow , and numerous other variants) [ 1 ] is a creature appearing in the legends of the Algonquian peoples.
Calgon is a brand registered trademark of different corporations. The original product consisted of powdered sodium hexametaphosphate (amorphous sodium polyphospate), which in water would complex with ambient calcium ion and certain other cations , preventing formation of unwanted salts and interference by those cations with the actions of soap or other detergents .
The Yeti or Abominable Snowman is said to be an ape -like cryptid taller than an average human, similar to Bigfoot , that inhabits the Himalayan region of Nepal , and Tibet . [ 2 ] [ 3 ] The names Yeti and Meh-Teh are commonly used by the people indigenous to the region, [ 4 ] and are part of their history and mythology.
" Puff, the Magic Dragon " is a song written by Leonard Lipton and Peter Yarrow , and made popular by Yarrow's group Peter, Paul and Mary in a 1963 recording. The song achieved great popularity. [ edit ] Lyrics The lyrics for "Puff, the Magic Dragon" were based on a 1959 poem by Leonard Lipton , a 19-year-old Cornell University student. [ 1 ] Lipton was inspired by an Ogden Nash poem titled " Custard the Dragon ", about a "realio, trulio little pet dragon." [ 2 ] The lyrics tell a story of the ageless dragon Puff and his playmate Jackie Paper, a little boy who grows up and loses interest in the imaginary adventures of childhood and leaves Puff alone and depressed.
Get comfortable...you're going to be spending a lot of time here.
1. Call me Ishmael.
David Drake (born September 24, 1945) is an American author of science fiction and fantasy literature. A Vietnam War veteran who has worked as a lawyer, he is now one of the major authors of the military science fiction genre. [ edit ] Biography
Hammerverse (or the Slammerverse , Slammers universe , Hammer universe ) is a setting for a series of military science fiction short stories and novels by author David Drake . The series follows the career of a future mercenary tank regiment called Hammer's Slammers , after their leader, Colonel Alois Hammer. As with his other work, Drake borrows plots from historical or mythological sources for many of the Hammer's Slammers stories. For example, he retells the story of Jason and the Argonauts in The Voyage , and part of the Odyssey in Cross the Stars .
back to main submissions page Story Submission Guidelines Daily Science Fiction (DSF) is a market accepting speculative fiction stories from 100 to 10,000 words in length. By this we mean science fiction, fantasy, slipstream, etc. All that fits under the broader science fiction umbrella.
French-born Aliette de Bodard writes SF and fantasy in English–her second language. Her work has appeared in Interzone and other professional venues.
"You can't be neutral on a moving train." Howard Zinn said it, and George Orwell would have agreed. In 1946, Orwell wrote in the essay, "Why I Write" : "In a peaceful age I might have written ornate or merely descriptive books, and might have remained almost unaware of my political loyalties. As it is I have been forced into becoming a sort of pamphleteer." Pamphleteers, of course, cried out for a cause.