the Website of Author Andrew M. Friday

The Consortium is a supposed “utopia” where thousands of planets benefit from financial and cultural unity. Where neurological experiences and emotions are converted to energy via mysterious orbs. Where travel from one end of the galaxy to the other in mere hours is possible thanks to the dimension called The WhereHow. Where a mysterious being named The Siron, a god to some, an alien tyrant to others, makes all the diplomatic decisions for planetary relationships. Find out more.

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NaNoWriMo Day 30: Some resources to check out

No two writers approach their WIPs in the same way. Over the years, I’ve used a combination of the following methods to develop my stories. You may be familiar with some of them. Some of them may be new. I cherry pick parts from them and have created an amalgam of a fiction creating process

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NaNoWriMo Day 29: Seeking the senses

On Thanksgiving Day, I accompanied my mom and her husband to volunteer at a church serving T-day meals to the homeless and low-income families. It was a nice break from working on my NaNoWriMo project. The three of us ending up on the team of volunteers who picked up paper plates and cups from those

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NaNoWriMo Day 28: Over the finish line

I wrote the last 2800 words yesterday and reach 50K. I won NaNoWriMo 2022!  My project is called Normous, and it’s a novella. It is the fifth episode in my series I call Consortium. In my blog posts throughout this month, I described how I outlined Normous in three steps, and then spent the rest

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NaNoWriMo Day 27: Home Stretch

Two milestones yesterday: I reached 45k words. And I finally did a 6k day. I did several sprints all day long. Most were 30 minute sprints and a couple were 45 minute sprints. And I still managed to get non-writing stuff done. In between writing sprints, I would exercise for 15-20 minutes. Or I would

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