Benjamin Fenton

30 year-old writer, living in Ohio. I am currently writing my first novel, a cerebral science fiction thriller called The Phi. I hope to share my experiences as a writer, and the things I learn along the way, with other writers and readers of fiction. I blog about writing and my novel at https://benjaminfenton.wordpress.com/
Benjamin Fenton has written 5 posts for Benjamin Fenton

I’ve been writing!

I’m up to about 26,000 words toward my general goal of 100,000. The story, characters and themes have been evolving, and the book in general is definitely heading in the right direction. Last night, I wrote an intense battle scene. It’s the penultimate scene of Act I. I’ll be wrapping up that first act tonight. … Continue reading

I should be writing!

So that’s what I’ll do. I had to take a break though, because I got really stuck in a dialogue scene that turned into a crazy infodump. I struggled with this thing for three days. Then it dawned on me to ditch almost the entire thing, go simple, and reveal more facts in the details, … Continue reading

What a wonderful day to write a blurb

So. I am itching to share the blurb for The Phi. But, I don’t want to be overly hasty. I have a poll up over there to your right (or if you’re in the actual post, it’s back there on the home page, just click on my name above the header) asking what kind of … Continue reading

Blog making progress in development

Whew! I’ve ran into so many technical snafus today, not just here on WP. I’ve been working on the way the blog is organized, I did some touch-up work on the header. And then…trouble! I use Ubuntu, a Linux distribution that totally rocks. If I were still on Windows, I’d still be dealing with constant … Continue reading

Welcome to my blog. Let’s call it ours.

Hi. My name’s Benjamin. I’m writing my first novel. I think a lot of folks will enjoy the story that I’m writing. As I develop the first draft, I will share with you my experiences. I’d like to learn from other writers, and help other writers any way I can. I’d like to share my … Continue reading


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