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A Ghast in Melchizedek’s Backstory

You know how when you’re really into writing — when you forget there’s a keyboard and the words flow unfettered from mind to screen? It’s like establishing a warp field. Until something pierces the field, your creativity’s flowing — but even then, you’re only mostly in control. Case in point: I’m working on a scene […]

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Prose Just Got Real: The First Trilogy Has Working Titles!

My last post mentioned Larry Brooks’ Story Engineering (you can buy it here — I can’t recommend it enough!). The book’s a wealth of information about all aspects of writing a novel, from the nuances of character creation to plotting. The latter was of particular interest to me, sinceĀ I had concluded that my writing skills […]

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One More Piece of the Puzzle…

One more piece of the puzzle and I’ll be ready to start working on the arcs for the first trilogy. No, really! That’s the plan! This time for sure! Why now? What’s changed since I wrote my last novels?* Well, my wife introduced me to Sterling & Stone. If you have any interest in self-publishing, […]

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Wasn’t This an Application Security Blog?

Yes, it was! Interstell, Inc.’s adjusting its properties to better serves its customers, so this site, www.terranceacrow.com, is transitioning to a blog covering the challenges and jobs of writing novels. The application security material is moving (and we hope expanding!) at this site: www.interstell.com. Please visit us there! And if you’re interested in writing novels, […]