How Traveling Can Help With Writing

First, an announcement. I may not be able to post for the next two weeks, since I'm going to be in New York. I'm trying to set up a regular schedule, ideally on every Thursday, and I realize that this trip is not helping that. But in my defense, traveling can really help with writing. … Continue reading How Traveling Can Help With Writing

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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

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