Author Archives: Matthew Schick

Parent, sister and cousin races

ShareTweet The past couple of weeks I’ve explained the difference between a race in our books that might be familiar to you, the Mar from Lesson of the Fire, and a race you’ve run across briefly in LotF.  By all … Continue reading

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Origin of Farlander magic

ShareTweet Here I was, promising a Saturday post, and I nearly forgot to do so. Luckily, the time exists for me to do this now as opposed to waiting until the evening or tomorrow. Last week, I started talking about … Continue reading

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Near future preview, and magic

ShareTweet I’m very excited — we are very excited — that our next book, Nosamae Ascending, is progressing well.  We had aimed for a release date within spring 2013, but that should be amended to summer.  We are, at the … Continue reading

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Going to Saturday

ShareTweet Recently, my work shift shifted back in time two hours, eating away at my mornings like 17-year-old cicadas. I enjoy the new shift; I sort of requested it.  I’m happy in the role.  But I have struggled to adjust … Continue reading

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Time, Google, bees and crafts

ShareTweet I think anyone can take a look at our present from their own microcosm and extrapolate a future from it. My latest one involved what would happen if I set fire to my poison ivy infested thicket. I guess … Continue reading

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Yay, it’s the weekend

ShareTweet We prepared ourselves for homeownership. There were a lot of discussions about how our time on the weekends would need to be used, and how we would divvy up some of the new chores. This was before we liked, … Continue reading

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Another day late

ShareTweet Due to circumstances beyond my control, my contribution to the blog for this week will not appear until Saturday. Sometimes, weeks like this happen.

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Of driving and rain

ShareTweet Last week was one helluva week in the states. The Onion expressed my thoughts very well.  Be advised there is strong language in that piece. My lady and I drove to the folks Friday night. She’s folding the thousand … Continue reading

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Warm bath of craft

ShareTweet That’s what this is. Since we launched fourmoonspress.com to replace caligrean.com, Eric and I have, generally faithfully, posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays every week, with a few guest blogs and some samples of our work (and a few “Can’t … Continue reading

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Reason for being

ShareTweet Baseball has started, college basketball is nearly finished, and the NBA and NHL are finalizing their playoff teams.  The Masters is in a week or so, and so is the NFL draft.  Sports, like spring, is in the air, … Continue reading

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