Isolation & Rescue

Stephen King said in On Writing that he believed most writers spent some part of their childhood physically isolated in a way that books became their whole world for a time. I don’t know if that’s true about… Read More

Master Class: Lesson 5

“And then what happened?” Lesson 5 was about story and plot, about “what happens next?” that most elemental of questions. I’m quite good at plotting – this class is tailored more toward beginning writers – but I did… Read More

Master Class: Lesson 4

Lesson 4 was about voice. Every writer goes through the process of finding his own voice by failing to mimic his favorite famous authors. Eventually, the mistakes become your voice because those are the parts that can’t help… Read More

Master Class: Lesson 2

A workbook or journal is part of the Neil Gaiman Master Class I’m taking so I’ve decided to put mine here in the blog. Lesson 2 is about honesty in writing and how being honest can add a… Read More

Come on, seriously?

Whatever I said to get you to this link was just a joke and definitely not worth the trouble of actually making a page for it. Sorry. — The Management

I’m Back!

I’m a bit of a monomaniac when it comes to writing. When I go into writing mode, I go all the way in and don’t really have a mind to do anything else. Once the draft is done,… Read More

Bond

One of the few pieces of common knowledge that seems (to me, at least) to be 100% accurate is that your favorite Bond is the one you first saw in the theater. Generally, you arrive at the Bond… Read More

Notes

I like to think of myself as someone who doesn’t fetishize tools, but the truth is I can’t write without my special Microsoft ergonomic keyboard. I’m so dependent on it, in fact, that I buy multiple backups on… Read More

A Good List

It’s rare that I look over a list and agree with every entry save one (I would have given it to Slither over The Host). Check this out: The Horror Movie Academy Awards  

Problems With Po

I’ve tried not to speak my mind about Star Wars because I’m just a fan of the movies and have never immersed myself fully in the culture, but I am a veteran and I recognize a dangerous rogue… Read More