I'm not big on resolutions. It's not that I don't think they're valuable. I'm just more of a year-round goal-oriented guy. Last year, one of my goals was to do NaNoWriMo and write a novel. That didn't go so well. In fact, it turned out I was way more interested in my outline than I... Continue Reading →
I love Readercon. And this year, I NEED Readercon.I need a big kick in the pants to get my writing back on track. I got so busy with work and getting ready for a (fabulously successful!) Uptown Express show that I basically took a month off of writing. I didn't even get as much editing... Continue Reading →
"If you want to publish short stories, definitely write short stories.... if you want to write novels, you should go ahead and write novels. Lots of people sell their first novel without a significant record of short stories." - James Enge, in an interview on the Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing podcast.Well, crap.If he's right, I've... Continue Reading →
I had a "Eureka!" moment today, that I hope will lead to many more eureka moments to come. Frequently in my life I have gone through "quiet periods" in my writing, where I flounder between a lot of projects, not knowing which one to pursue next. Right now, for example, I have two active novels... Continue Reading →
Wherein I try to justify the fact that I ignore the usual boundaries of genre.