Tag Archives: writing
This year I’ve been looking for mentors. Mostly that means cyber-stalking authors I admire, sifting through their interviews and essays for nuggets of incite about their processes. Note that this isn’t writing “advice” it’s reporting by authors about their everyday … Continue reading
Protector is an idea that can’t be pinned down to any one brain. Simon took the first step when he made a project about godlike aliens assisting in a post-apocalypse archaeological dig. I asked Simon questions about the world, which started … Continue reading
Back in the middle of December, I got a call from my agent, saying Flametree was interested in a sequel to Junction. Could I do it? I said yes of course, and I spent the rest of the month arranging … Continue reading
The Human Library and I put on a workshop/discussion yesterday about having fun while writing, and it evolved into a sort of writing-as-mental-health thing. There were lots of good bits of advice, including: Track your writing. What time do you … Continue reading
Hey check this out. I had a great time at Eastercon and you can get a taste of that right here. Thanks, Becks and Eeson!
So I did it. I successfully used Terry Pratchett’s “scaffolding story” process. I talked about ideas with my wife, I got my hands dirty with worldbuilding, I meditated, I turned on my playlist full of Ramstein, Panic! at the Disco, … Continue reading
Today we’re talking with J.D. Moyer , author of THE SKY WOMAN. The book is about post-apocalyptic Germans and giant mutant cannibals, but, preposterously!, I didn’t ask him any questions about either. I asked about his writing process. Here we go. What … Continue reading
J.D. Moyer, author of Sky Woman, was kind enough to interview me for his Word Craft series. Here’s the interview, we talk about The Balkan Tower of Matriarchy, revisions, and my work space. Check it out 🙂
I have a process essay about writing and cancer up on the Apex Magazine site. It’s rather serious.