Author Archives: Kevin Pajak

About Kevin Pajak

Of the many, many things I have done, nothing compares to the excitement I feel when writing and playing with both language and theory. Although challenging at times, wordplay brings a special flavor to the universe and allows all of us to see in unique and magic ways. Playing with language--that beast that can never be tamed--gives me an unfettered, ever new vision of the world around. I want to share this love of the written word through the stories I write and the language I craft.

Trust Me

I recently re-read one of our writing group’s author’s story. It is called “Coda Redux.” James, the author, discusses in his author’s notes about trust, which made me want to discuss this concept in my blog, as I did not … Continue reading

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Strained Distraction

Stories mostly spin tales designed to capture the reader’s attention so as to overwhelm the readers’ consciousness and thus become lost in the paths of the story. This, typically, is called good writing. A story that distracts and loses the … Continue reading

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Too Long

I have forgotten now so many things that it seems I hant lived very long. But! My blue grey hair tells me that I have. But! My bony fingers cracked and hooked tell me otherwise. If I only knew where … Continue reading

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Tone versus Register

I recently ran across this post. It is too good to not share. I would give credit but I couldn’t find it. Maybe, someone could point me to the original author. ——————————————————————————–—————————————————————————– Tone and Register in linguistics I. In Writing, … Continue reading

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Invitation to Character types

Recently, I began thinking about characters and how they develop and change as a story progresses. Some of these changes are dynamic and some not so dynamic. I want us to remember the types of characters that can appear in … Continue reading

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Cabin

Many of you may know that I follow Candace at Moment Sketchers. She has risen once again to the challenge and succeeded. Somehow she seems to activate my internals. This time she posted a blog about cabins. After reading it … Continue reading

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Writers Wanted

Our writing group is looking for writers interested in submitting short stories the our Thieves World additions. If you are interested, please contact Kevin Pajak for more details.

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Thieves World installment #1

Finally, my first offering to the Thieves World universe is done. It took a bit longer than expected. Jim finished his (A Piece of Home), and I think his offering is fabulous. I hope you like mine. Dance of Swords … Continue reading

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Waves

How does one capture the sea?  Words have such stasis that they little serve. [i.e. have no potential/ities to *reflect that liquid flux]  What is it that one finds so fascinating about oceans?  It seems that the mystical nature of … Continue reading

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IN-SIDE the Music!!!

It’s all about the music but sometimes you want to hear the music in side the music.  You are in the music. IN SIDE it! Can you see the streams?  Here, take this.  It’s the music music pill. It’s called … Continue reading

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