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from my new novel Witch

Prologue I have been writing this book because I believe my wife is a witch. Our history together has provided ample evidence to conclude that she has and uses magical powers. I’ve seen too much, been a party to too … Continue reading

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Message in a Bottle – chapter one

Message in a Bottle by David Cain (a sample from my next novel, Message in a Bottle) 1. BottleI took a job by the river. Other jobs offered me a little more money but I really liked the location of … Continue reading

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nanowrimo update

So far so good I’m pacing myself at 2,500 words a day. With proper planning, I can usually get this done by noon. Then I spend the rest of the day planning the next chapter. The month gets busy for … Continue reading

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Witch – chapter 1 – nanowrimo

Witch a novel by Lord Malinov Chapter One Prologue I’m writing this book because I believe my wife is a witch, that she has magical powers. Looking back with twenty/twenty hindsight, I thought she was a witch right away, the … Continue reading

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Witch – outline

Witch is composed of twenty chapters – a prologue, three sections and an epilogue. Each chapter is about 2,500 words. Here’s a brief inconsistent outline of the chapters: Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is black charcoal crushing white paper. … Continue reading

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on Witch, my nanowrimo project

Starting from two recent short stories,  I have decided to try and put together a quick 50,000 word novel I call Witch. Here are some initial notes: On the surface, the narrator believes his wife is a witch and has … Continue reading

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Swingers

Perspective, the point-of-view, the slant created by choice of narrator is one of my favorite tools to manipulate in writing a story. Here, I took a first-personish narrative about a swinger couple prowling a bar and shifted the perspective twenty … Continue reading

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