This is too honest by far, and I wonder if it is perhaps unhelpful for me to talk openly about. Vulnerable is hard. But, I would have loved to have read this years ago, so let’s do this: I want to talk about how much I write, and my current experiment of writing 500 words… Continue reading How Much Should You Write Every Day?
I just finished a new collaboration. It's a short story of nearly 10,000 words that will be in Bridging Infinity (you can pre-order here), edited by Johnathan Strahan "The latest volume in the Hugo award-winning Infinity Project series, showcasing all-original hard science fiction stories from the leading voices in genre fiction." The writer I collaborated… Continue reading How To Collaborate On Fiction in 2016 Using Pair Programming Methods with Skype, and Google Docs
There are two places to lose focus. One: yourself sitting down to do the work. Two: inside the work as the work itself loses focus. I'll tackle number one, as I think that was what was being asked. Caveat: I believe most writing advice is only as valuable to someone as it works. In other… Continue reading How Do I Find Focus When Writing My Novel or Story?
The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof shit detector." - Ernest Hemingway To which I would say: "The most essential gift for an SF/F writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit creator." I like creating all sorts of neat shit. Right now I'm still working on the synopsis/proposal for a new… Continue reading The Most Essential Gift For an SF/F Writer