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Head Games: The Next Project

I am ecstatic to announce my next project, Head Games!

 The origin story on this one is a bit mussed.  I've been sitting on this idea since before I started writing Spitfire, so, a few years.
I was contemplating the Hulk one afternoon, as one does.  It makes sense that he gets giant and violent when he's angry (unless you buy that he's always angry), but I never got why he turned green.  I started thinking about what emotions would look like as superpowers.  I imagined a little girl literally glowing with joy, reading a book by her own light under the covers long after her bedtime.  And it kept going from there.  But most powers were painful in their first showing.  For example, a flash of light from a burst of joy would blind anyone close enough.

So I have a group of people with emotional superpowers.  But they're also super messed up because of what happened when their powers first showed.  And anyone who is ever been told to smile knows that you don't get to t…

NaNo 2016!

Hello Friends!

Even though I haven't been blogging, I have been writing!  I have been using Twine to work on a short story idea I've had in the hopes of putting it up on the Episode platform once I get it finished.  It will be a lot of work even beyond the writing, since programming is not my thing and this is a period piece which will take some rigging of the normal Episode set pieces and character clothes.  But I believe in me.  And I believe Episode can stand to stretch its boundaries beyond the stories that are most common.

I've also been working with our local BCS Writing group, which is essentially our off-season NaNo group.  We've had some neat presentations and workshops by our writers this year, which has helped me keep up the drive to write.

Which brings me to why you're really here!
National Novel Writing Month is almost here!  This year I'm a Municipal Liaison for the Bryan/College Station region, along with two wonderful MLs that have been doing …