Monthly Archives: September 2015

Big Sale at Lulu

Been thinking about buying some books from Foresight Publications? Well, there’s several sales on at http://www.Lulu.com that make that even easier… Continue reading

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What If You Don’t Need Motivation?

As writers, we’re always looking for the motivation to write.

But what if we don’t need motivation? Continue reading

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The Art of the Possible, per Bradbury (Inspiration)

“Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn’t exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again. As soon as you have an idea that changes some small part of the world you are writing science fiction. It is always the art of the possible, never the impossible.”
Ray Bradbury Continue reading

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Two Chairs (Games Writers Play)

Find that one of your characters is kinda flat and bland? Want to get to know him better? Want to flesh him out and make him over into a real person?

Try this. Continue reading

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Write Every Day (?)…

The more you write, the more practice you get and (hopefully) the better your writing will get

But that doesn’t mean you need to write every day…. Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Know Your Audience

if you want to give truly constructive criticism, one of the best things you can do is to know your writer. Continue reading

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Build Better Brains! Read to Your Kids!

When I was a child, my parents read to my siblings and me. It was one of the things that we did to be closer as a family.

Little did we know that they were also building bigger brains…. Continue reading

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Dinosaurs, per Gaiman (Inspiration)

“I’ve been blogging since February of 2001. When I started blogging, it was a dinosaur blog. It was me and a handful of tyrannosaurs. We’d be writing blog entries like, ‘The tyrannosaurus is getting grumpy.”

Neil Gaiman Continue reading

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Features Vs Benefits (Writing Quick Tip)

Writing up a blurb for your non-fiction book to tell people what it’s about and get them interested in it?

To get the best results, you need to know the difference between features and benefits Continue reading

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Constructive Criticism- Just Right

“…and at last she tried the little tiny bed- and it was just right…” Continue reading

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