I’ve been meaning to dissect a book for sometime on this blog. I feel that, as a writer, you can’t really get good at writing until you’ve… Read more “Reading Like a Writer – Cinder by Marissa Meyer (Intro)”
General Direction with Blog
This is a general post of mine. I’ve been thinking about this for awhile, but I think I’m going to try to do this. As anyone who… Read more “General Direction with Blog”
Will the Style of Game of Thrones Mesh with Star Wars?
Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss are teaming up to create a trilogy of Star Wars movies. The duo successfully adapted George R.R. Martin’s sprawling fantasy epic to the screen, but will the style of Game of Thrones mesh with Star Wars?
Star Wars Fans Don’t Understand Chekhov’s Gun
When Star Wars The Last Jedi came out, I realized that Star Wars fans don’t understand Chekhov’s Gun. I spent a lot of time on the Star… Read more “Star Wars Fans Don’t Understand Chekhov’s Gun”
Comparing Yourself to Other Writers
Younger me, you need to stop comparing yourself to other writers.
Tapedeck Gothic – Neo-Retro Science Fiction
I remember seeing all the bulky television screens and outdated Polaroid cameras, seeing cars fly through streets illuminated by neon lights, with huge-ass Atari logos glaring down at all like Big Brother.
But not a single cell phone, laptop, or even digital-based piece of technology.
5 Writer Insecurities
I browsed the net for some time this morning in search of some article articulating my biggest writer insecurities. I looked for the words that relayed all… Read more “5 Writer Insecurities”
On Receiving Contradictory Feedback
The thing with contradictory feedback in writing is this: how do you take it all in? If one of your readers tells you “Hey, Character A is awesome,” while another says “I don’t understand Character A at all,” it is tempting to just shrug off the negative feedback, and look to the positive. It’s also tempting to bend to negative criticism immediately, and just fix whatever you think is broken.
Ursula K Le Guin Passed Away
I learned yesterday that Ursula K Le Guin passed away.
Revisiting War of the Worlds
HG Wells is often overlooked by science fiction fans. A lot of fans tend to praise Isaac Asimov, Arthur C Clark, Heinlein, Herbert–a lot of great writers… Read more “Revisiting War of the Worlds”