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Bibliophilia

How my Favorite Authors Get On with their Words

by Greg I. Hamilton on January 12, 2016

Tom downs a whole bottle of wine with his words, talking and dancing until the wee hours, finally making love at 3 am. They eventually separate only to avoid the wet spot in the middle of the bed. Ben brews honeyed tea from his words and serves it to his animal friends while they sit […]

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creation or bust

Scenes from Inside the Writer’s Cave

by Greg I. Hamilton on February 13, 2013

Said my friend Patrick: “My writer’s cave is littered with the bones of animals I’ve tried to create.” …

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Book Building: Architecture Techniques for Writers

by Greg I. Hamilton on November 17, 2010

If your book is more humble than this concept of a glass-and-steel monolith that pierces the clouds and makes them cry, then there are still architectural and feng shui principles that should inform your work. I don’t believe a home is a valid analogy. You will not live in your book. …

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