Writing Process Blog Tour — Take Two

Recently, a fellow editor and expat–the brilliant Michelle Elvy–asked me to take part in the Writing Process Blog Tour. Yes, come to think of it, I’ve already done this, but it’s a good opportunity to look at how I write now in contrast to last year when I wrote about it. A few things have […]

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My Year in Writing — 2012

Christopher Allen, good in hoodsTwenty Twelve has been an odd year for writing. Let me just say this right up front: Odd. Year. My physical worries got in the way, the applecart of my daily routine was upset by changes in my day job, and at least 10 other lame excuses prevented me from writing. […]

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From D to NZ — Eine Wanderung

This blog post is part of An Aotearoa Affair: A Blog Fest from Kiel to Kaitaia, a collaborative web initiativein anticipation of the Frankfurt Bookfair in October, where New Zealand is the Guest of Honour. On sunny autumn days, the mountain lakes of Bavaria are overrun with families and couples and elderly hardcore walkers getting […]

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My Year in Stories — 2011 Reloaded

(Important! If the bottom of this post is cut off, try reloading the page. This usually works.) First, if you kept up with my stories in 2011, bless you. Really. I appreciate the encouragement. With 2011 behind us, it’s time to start looking back. Instead of running through my year’s stories chronologically, I’m going to […]

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Thank you!

Today I feel as if I’ve had a nice pat on the back, exactly at that spot where my shoulder has been causing me so much trouble the last few months. This morning I woke up to the Official Final Results of the Preditors & Editors* Readers Poll “best ezine editor” category. We managed to […]

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