Exploring the Craft: writing Science Fiction & Fantasy

As an author of Science Fiction and Fantasy, and a poet, I regularly research and discover things about the craft of writing. My goal with these articles is not to be prescriptive, but to share what I find that works for me, and what I think might work for others even if it doesn’t work for me.

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Writing Short to Write Stronger
Writing short doesn’t just train for economy, it also teaches how to …
Story Ideas: One More Question
When generating ideas and turning them into workable stories, there is one …
3 Steps to Turn Ideas into Stories
Don’t dwell on searching for something perfectly original. You’re unlikely to find …
The Idea of the Writer in Isolation is a Myth
What we need as writers are inspiration, insight, and flow-state. None of …