Neil Gaiman started picking out questions to answer around 5pm Central on January 22nd, 2015. These are my favorite responses.
Check out BBC’s timeline of the far future, and consider how it can be useful for a scifi writer contemplating story ideas. Even a writer with a sinus infection.
I like having this small gap between projects. It’s good to breathe for a day or two (no more!). I like it almost as much as I like knowing exactly what I’ll be working on next. Both are part of the flow, the magic, that keeps the words coming.
Realistic expectations for my writing goals this year based on what I learned in 2014 about my own writing process and self-publishing in general.
What are Reverse Foreshadowing and Reverse Salting and why do they matter in writing? Plus, a couple nuggets of wisdom from writers more experienced than me.
Earlier this year, I laid out a few writing goals for 2014. I updated a few months later, and have been quiet about them since.
Why? Let’s just say the year did not go according to plan.
Whoever cut the trailers left out all the fun stuff—wormholes and Goldilocks zone planets and the malleability of relative spacetime. I went in expecting to watch a midwestern melodrama, and exited the theater having experienced a post-apocalyptic scifi thriller.
Sherlock Holmes is undeniably a talented and creative character. But is that what makes him successful? This article was originally published by a blog called Life Optimizer, and later syndicated by The Globe and Mail.
Professionalism is not so much a fact of being as an attitude that one can assume. Learn how to act like a pro and what Steven Pressfield has to say about Resistance.
I’ve been on a DC Comics binge this week. After I caught up on Gotham, I watched the first four episodes of The Flash.