The Idea of Ideas, part 3

It which I explain the true importance of ideas in writing. Read More...

The Idea of Ideas, part 2

More misconceptions about the importance of ideas in fiction, particularly fantasy and science fiction. Read More...

The Idea of Ideas, part 1

Many aspiring writers have the wrong idea about ideas… Read More...

Literary Crimes

In which I stopped writing something for the wrong reason... Read More...

(Un)real characters

Pixels or people? Read More...

Confessions of a creative fool

In which we discuss the true meaning of passion in art. Read More...

I am the king of typos

How classic touch-typing teaching methods led to me being the champion of the wrong word... Read More...

Summer Camp!

Another excursion to Camp NaNoWriMo Read More...

...and a cast of thousands, part 2!

In which I try to decide if I have too many characters... Read More...

Deadlines motivate me

Another lesson from NaNoWriMo. Read More...

When something's wrong (with your story)

How to fix your story (and also how not to). Read More...

"Some of my favorite books have maps..."

In which I discover a prejudice I didn’t know I had. Read More...

Time to go camping!

In which I prepare for Camp NaNoWriMo. Read More...

...is just a red herring

A figure or speech and an important element of writing, particularly mysteries. Read More...