If you are are a SciFi nut like me, (or simply an interested reader/writer), you may be wondering what humans will look like in the future. This video, by AsapSCIENCE (sponsored by National Geographic) sheds some light on this question in less than 5 minutes. I hope you find this helpful. Pssst, writers! There may be some #writingprompts in there!! Continue reading What Will Humanity Look Like in 1000 Years?
When I read a book, I put in all the imagination I can, so that it is almost like writing the book as well as reading it – or rather, it is like living it. It makes reading so much more exciting, but I don’t suppose many people try to do it. ― Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle Continue reading On Reading Books: Dodie Smith
Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one. Terry Pratchett Continue reading On Imagination: Terry Pratchett
You’re always you, and that don’t change, and you’re always changing, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book Continue reading On Change: Neil Gaiman
It is with great excitement (and some butterflies in my belly) that I announce the ultimate writing challenge, which I am determined to take on over this coming weekend.
As the dust begins to settle on the recent Brexit vote, I am writing from in between a rock and a hard place.
After all, I am in the business of imagining the kind of big, world-changing developments that make up alternative histories. Just never thought I’d live to see one.
You know you’re a writer when…a number of fictional characters (who may or may not have names) start having a conversation in your head that you are only invited to observe. Continue reading “3 Ways to Avoid Being Driven Mad by Your Characters”
We do not remember days, we remember moments. Cesare Pavese Continue reading On Life: Cesare Pavese
Dreams are the touchstones of our characters. Henry David Thoreau Continue reading On Dreams: Henry David Thoreau
Writing is a kind of magic, too. Inkheart, Cornelia Funke Continue reading On Writing: Cornelia Funke