That one very strange, panicked Spore post aside, I’m feeling better about getting the writing juices flowin’. Writers hit roadblocks sometimes, and it can even happen after things have been going smoothly for a while. Because we’re the only ones who experience our stories-in-progress, it… Read More
More infallible proof that it is worth it to strike out on your own and take huge creative risks. Sometimes, you really have to dig deep and be your passion, right out loud. Liam Kyle Sullivan is one of my internet-heroes. The moment after I… Read More
Poppie Corn is a kind and loving creature who understands when life gets to writers, or a choppy writing schedule drives the woman behind the manuscript crazy with storylines she can’t keep track of anymore, or characters who are still severely underdeveloped. Poppie Corn still… Read More
Carnivory 2 needs a little more time. Which is a good thing, actually… Dear fellow writers, there is something that must be brought to your attention. Did you know how awesome the learn-to-read shows are for kids these days? Never thought about re-visiting them? Are… Read More
Well, it’s… only sort of a book club, for the next month or so. In Carnivory: The Art of Eating One’s Self, protagonist Frank Hearwynn will be reading chapters of Donald Maass’ Writing the Breakout Novel (2001, Writer’s Digest Books) to get advice on completing… Read More
Ever heard of the Lord of the Rings “Very Secret Diaries”? Well, you’re one pointy hat trick away from a hilariously inspiring how-I-made-it story.