Alastair

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About Alastair

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  • Birthday 06/15/1978

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Syracuse, NY
  • Interests I've been known to record a podcast from time to time.

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  1. Alastair added a topic in There And Back Again   

    There And Back Again 6: The West And The Wild
    This week, Bilbo emerges from the Misty Mountain and moves into the Wild in the sixth chapter of The Hobbit!
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  2. Alastair added a topic in The Scot and the Sassenach   

    The Scot And The Sassenach 82: We Love Lord John
    This week, Alastair and Daphne celebrate the return of our favorite secondary character in Voyager, chapters fifty-eight to sixty!
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  3. Alastair added a post in a topic There And Back Again 5: Riddles And Ring   

    I had never thought of that parallel, but you're absolutely right! Add it to the pile of reasons that I need to do the Silmarillion eventually.
  4. Alastair added a topic in Dusted   

    Dusted 156: Not A Moment Too Soon
    Things take a turn for the grim this week, as Buffy questions her relationships with Dead Things (Buffy 6.13)!
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  5. Alastair added a topic in The Journeyman Writer   

    The Journeyman Writer 233: Smash Cut
    How do we write a novel-friendly version of the cinematic smash cut?
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  6. Alastair added a topic in There And Back Again   

    There And Back Again 5: Riddles And Ring
    This week, Bilbo meets Gollum and finds a curious magical ring in the fifth chapter of The Hobbit!
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  7. Alastair added a topic in Dusted   

    Dusted 155: Meat Product
    Buffy battles minimum wage this week, and there's a mystery about the meat at the Doublemeat Palace (Buffy 6.12)!
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  8. Alastair added a topic in The Journeyman Writer   

    The Journeyman Writer 232: Real Genius
    How do we write genius characters, without necessarily being geniuses ourselves?
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  9. Alastair added a topic in The Journeyman Writer   

    The Journeyman Writer 231: Pen And Paper
    When should we turn to the keyboard, and when should we turn to the pen?
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  10. Alastair added a topic in There And Back Again   

    There And Back Again 4: Elves and Goblins
    This week, Bilbo reaches Rivendell and delves beneath the Misty Mountains in the third and fourth chapters of The Hobbit!
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  11. Alastair added a topic in Dusted   

    Dusted 154: Thankfully Invisible Things
    Buffy embraces change as the geek trio devise a new... superweapon? In this episode, we welcome Sarah Cade Pezant to Dusted, and discuss Gone (Buffy 6.11)!
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  12. Alastair added a topic in The Journeyman Writer   

    The Journeyman Writer 230: Writing To Theme
    When should we begin to think about the theme of our novel, and how should we write to it?
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  13. Alastair added a topic in The Journeyman Writer   

    The Journeyman Writer 229: After The Peak
    How do we write the story we want to tell, in a genre that has become saturated?
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    The Journeyman Writer 228: Undimmed
    When times are tough, how do writers help?
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    The Journeyman Writer 227: The Stall
    How do we regain our momentum when our drafting process has faltered?
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