Writing Interrupted: I need to share this

It would normally be Writing Advice today, but given the fact that WordPress has added a fine new feature, I need to share this with you. No, I won’t wait for Sunflower Saturday. A New Way to Publish Your Blog Posts Simultaneously As Twitter Threads Writing will resume next Writing Wednesday, and in the meantime,… Continue reading Writing Interrupted: I need to share this

The Writing Process: The Beginning of Forever

“Forever’s gonna start tonight.” – Bonnie Tyler, Total Eclipse of the Heart Great, now I have that song in my head instead of the words I need for this post. But now that I’m thinking about it, that song could be about the writing process. It really can be quite a roller-coaster. Forever can start… Continue reading The Writing Process: The Beginning of Forever

The Writing Process – Overview and Ideas

Writing is a complex process. Many people start writing stories in school. Some keep on writing stories, even after the assignment has been handed in and graded. Some people write until the day they die. I don’t know what makes some of us write all our lives and others only when they must, but the… Continue reading The Writing Process – Overview and Ideas

Genres: Tips for Writing Fantasy

Fantasy is one of the most fun genres, because it’s not constrained by reality. Anything goes. Really. The imagination’s the limit. I’ve got two tips about writing fantasy. Be consistent and don’t be “explainy.” First things first. Consistency. Is magic allowed in your world? If it is, you have to define it. Who can perform… Continue reading Genres: Tips for Writing Fantasy