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Attempting the Ray Bradbury Challenge #BradburyChallenge like @KatFrench

“Write a short story every week. It’s not possible to write 52 bad short stories in a row.” – Ray Bradbury So, my author friend Katina French is doing the “Ray Bradbury Challenge”, that is, to write a story a … Continue reading

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Enid and the Case of the Haunted Parrot — Whiteboard Wednesday

This week’s White Wednesday is based on my latest short story, which isn’t available to the public at this time. I’ll just leave this as a teaser for now.

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Confessions of a binge-writer!

Hello, I’m Chris Garrison, and I’m a binge writer. (Hi, Chris!) I have written 6 novels, but all of them were written during National Novel Writing Months. In November, I have to keep a pace of about 2000 words per day … Continue reading

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“Moonlight Blossom” – Whiteboard Wednesday & voting! #TIWC #flash #amwriting #steampunk #trans

See my last post for details, watch the video I recorded, or just click on the image to go to the Iron Writer Challenge #98 where my story is struggling for first place. Voting closes early Thursday, so please help … Continue reading

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Iron Writer Championship Whiteboard Wednesday!!!

The Iron Writer 2014 Winter Solstice Championship is almost over! Today’s your last chance to read the fantastic flash fiction entries by the best of the best the Iron Writer has to offer. This time around, that includes ME! This … Continue reading

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Flash Story: Keeping My Head

Keeping My Head by E. Chris Garrison The baseball saved my life. But let me start at the beginning. As Melinda, the crowd-warmer girl had a meltdown over the t-shirt bazooka, I almost missed the alien. I thought maybe he … Continue reading

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Forget the haters: Why I love National Novel Writing Month #amwriting #nanowrimo

(this rant was written for the Nindy / NaNoWriMo Indianapolis group on Facebook, reposted here for your amusement) http://www.salon.com/2010/11/02/nanowrimo/ So, in another Facebook writing group, this anti- NaNoWriMo piece resurfaced. It made me mad when I first saw it, and … Continue reading

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My InConjunction 2014 panel schedule

Fourth of July weekend (Fri 7/4 – Sun 7/6), I’ll be attending the InConjunction science fiction and fantasy convention here in Indianapolis at the Marriott East hotel as a guest. I will be selling and signing my books in the … Continue reading

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When Dares Become Stories

Join me on the last stop of the Sinking Down blog tour: Come Selahway With Me. I’ve written a blog about how stories can grow organically around the simplest of writing prompts, the dare! http://selahjanel.wordpress.com/2014/03/02/tcm-presents-sinking-down-by-eric-garrison/

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Write Like a Roleplayer: How Gaming Shaped My Storytelling

My virtual blog tour continues today at A Book Vacation, where I talk about how putting myself in character and worldbuilding in roleplaying games made me the kind of writer I am today.    

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