13 Things I Just Can’t Do Anymore

Getting serious about my writing has made a huge difference in my life. I’ve crossed a threshold of squirmish indecisiveness that I just can’t uncross, and I sure as hell don’t ever want to. It’s been about a year since I started standing up for it publicly — and what I notice most beside theContinue reading “13 Things I Just Can’t Do Anymore”

13 Worldbuilding Questions

I’ve been busy worldbuilding this week. It’s one of my favorite things to do in the process of writing sci-fi, and it makes me all giddy and drooly like a kid that’s been dropped into a toybox. Since I revisited my collected materials for the worlds I’m writing in, and have overhauled one of theseContinue reading “13 Worldbuilding Questions”

13 Reasons You Should Quit Writing

Or 13 reasons you should at least reconsider your career choice. Or your attitude. And in some cases, your sanity. Let’s face it, there are more writers out there than anyone can count, and some of them should really just do themselves and the rest of us a favor and stop. The question is—are youContinue reading “13 Reasons You Should Quit Writing”

13 Warning Signs You’re A Writer

We all think we’re writers, but are we really sure? How can we know? Beside the constant scribbling and the dubious interest in atypical murder weapons, here’s a top 13 of the most serious warning signs that you’re a writer.     – 13 – Pacing isn’t a nervous habit but a necessity – –Continue reading “13 Warning Signs You’re A Writer”

13 Myths About Writing

Without further ado, here’s a list of screwy myths about writing fiction and the madmen who do it.   1. Writing is a solitary activity Just because we sit in front of the computer a lot doesn’t mean we’re isolated. Sure, once upon a time when writers had only pen and paper, or typewriters ifContinue reading “13 Myths About Writing”