Well #?^% XXVIII: A writing rule I can’t stand


At a world-building workshop for fiction writers I attended last Friday, a familiar writing “rule” came up. It’s not one I like and following it has never worked for me. For whatever reason, hearing it taught as an absolute part of the process made me angry—at least angry enough to doodle some angry faces around […]

May 16, 2016

The Next Big Thing: Blog Hop

Personal story, Writing

I was tagged in this Blog Hop business a while ago. I meant to get on it right away, but a few things pushed ahead of it. Now that I’m less busy, I can indulge in this and talk about my own writing. As part of the rules, I have to explain the rules: Give […]

March 22, 2013

Recommended Reads: The Alloy of Law

Recommended Reads, Reviews

This is the only series I’ve seen where a fantasy world is created, and then is revisited 300 years later as technology evolves. But it’s not just railroads and electricity advancing in the Mistborn world–Allomancy has changed, as well. Those familiar with the series know about Mistings (those born with the ability to use one […]

February 27, 2012