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
Alternately titled, To show, or not to show? On another note: yay for double negatives! And right in the title. I am breaking all the English teachers' rules today, aren't I? I've actually been meaning to tackle (not literally!) this subject for a while. Yes, it's a big deal for me, as a writer. But … Continue reading Show, Don’t Tell? Or Not?
Who else read the title and did a silent fist-pump? Don't worry. I totally get it. *Returns fist pump* Seriously, though. I'm loving the Paleo diet, because it means I can eat pretty much everything I love and it's good for me. I know, I know: "What? Bacon and butter? Do you even know how much … Continue reading Paleo Dieting, Or: Bacon and Butter are Health Foods Now, Apparently