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I remember seeing all the bulky television screens and outdated Polaroid cameras, seeing cars fly through streets illuminated by neon lights, with huge-ass Atari logos glaring down at all like Big Brother.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.

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.