Author Archives: Colin Donahue

The Road of Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick’s Day Checklist: 1) Get up, remember the date, find green. 2) Put on green. 3) Feel smug for being part Irish while everyone just wishes they were. All was going according to plan until I got an email … Continue reading

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Paralyzed by Perfection

In which I discuss just one of the reasons why I’m clearly a loser at heart Continue reading

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Writing “Blood Ties” Part 6: The Music

So far I’ve written a little about the fruits of the creative process, but have kind of skirted talking about the actual writing. The hardest thing for me isn’t finding the time directly, it’s disciplining myself to use the time … Continue reading

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Writing “Blood Ties” Part 5: The Plug

The time has almost come for you to pull up your Amazon account and punch in “Blood and Honor: Enemies Within” for purchase! Why should you consider spending your hard earned money on our untried writing style and story on … Continue reading

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Writing “Blood Ties” Part 4: They Evolve

I quickly realized that despite my best intentions, I had no control over my characters whatsoever. They took charge of their own lives and lived them to the best of their abilities.   It’s not like they appeared to me … Continue reading

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Writing “Blood Ties” Part Three: Hashing out a Storyline

We had the idea, but where did we go from there? Great question. To start things off, we had agreed that each of us should do a profile for a few of the important characters. We had hammered out an … Continue reading

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Writing “Blood Ties” Part 2: Finding a Partner

Let me start off by saying that I hate group projects. Always have. There’s just something painful about having to rely on another person for your grade when you can’t do anything to move that person along. Let me also … Continue reading

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