Writing About Elves: Terry Brooks On Putting Weight Behind Your Fantasy

I am currently a tiny bit obsessed with the Shannara Chronicles  and found this entertaining and insightful TEDx Talk by Terry Brooks about how to write plausible fantasy that doesn’t shy away from discussing weighty issues. Let me know what you think about this in the comments below.  Advertisements Continue reading Writing About Elves: Terry Brooks On Putting Weight Behind Your Fantasy

1 Ninja-Trick-Free Technique You Can Use to Write More

Most of us indie authors are obsessed with writing more, either through forming a habit of writing more regularly or by driving up word count through learning how to touch type or through use of dictation software. I am really impressed by all of the many ways in which it is possible to increase productivity as an indie fiction author and I have tried some … Continue reading 1 Ninja-Trick-Free Technique You Can Use to Write More

12 Essential Questions Answered in Behind-the-Scenes Blogging Tag

I came across this brilliant tag whilst reading some posts on The Inky Tavern blog which is run by my dear blogging buddy Desiree B. A massive Sunday shout out to you, lovely lady.

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New World Short Story: Carousel

Is the past worth dying for?

Ember Harris lives in a world ruled by science in which humanity has lost touch with the ideals of the world we know. Continue reading “New World Short Story: Carousel”

Top 10 Iconic Writers in SciFi Literature

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3 Amazing Things That Will Happen If You Write for 12 Hours Straight

During my failed attempt to write a novella in 24 hours, I pushed myself through two 12 hour stretches of marathon fiction writing last weekend.

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