World Building for Sci-Fi and Fantasy

An important part of science-fiction and fantasy is the world that the story takes place in; the setting. Well, actually, the setting is perhaps one of the most important parts of any story, regardless of genre, but it's a bit more in-depth when you're dealing with SF/F. Why? Because it's not real. With the rise … Continue reading World Building for Sci-Fi and Fantasy

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Book Review: Cuckoo Song

Today's book: Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge Let's get straight to the point: This book has uprooted The Great Gatsby as my all-time favorite book. I am not exaggerating. Which is odd, because I usually don't react that much to books. I worry that I'm being too generous with my praise, but when I like … Continue reading Book Review: Cuckoo Song

Procrastination, Distraction, and Interruptions: A Writer’s Worst Enemies

I am a procrastinator. I'm not even going to bother denying it. In fact, I'm sure that pretty much everyone in the world has procrastinated on at least something in their lives. Playing video games instead of finishing up that paper for English class? Procrastinating. Your boss wants this paperwork done by tomorrow, but you're … Continue reading Procrastination, Distraction, and Interruptions: A Writer’s Worst Enemies