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Having the Courage To Do What is Write – Kids Writing

Kids Writing Each week I produce a piece that talks about a different aspect of getting words out on a page. This week I interviewed a group of kids about stories, telling stories and talked to them about getting their work published. Download the Having the Courage to Do What is Write Audio here Thanks […]

Finding the Courage to do What is Write.

This week I take a break from Fiction Tuesday as I wait for the first few stories to come in for our new contest, and instead talk about the courage it takes me, and I suspect many others, to write. Finding the Courage to do What is Write. By: Jeff Hite When you think of […]

How to Write a Sentence – Dramatic Pauses

  (Yet another attempt to produce writing wisdom from an almost complete dearth of professional experience.) Dramatic Pauses. Sometimes, the best thing to say is nothing at all. This may be a case of holding one’s tongue for fear of retribution. It could be an example of stunned silence, pregnant pause, bated breath, or anxious waiting. […]

American Steampunk

May 9, 2011
American Steampunk

For those of you that don’t know, we’re doing a steampunk themed issue towards the end of the summer. We’re still accepting stores, see the details here, so I’d encourage you to send a story in. We talked a bit about what steampunk is in Galley Table Episode Thirty-Three and that was a lot of […]

How to Write a Sentence – Rituals

(Another in a series of  posts about the elusive art and practical process of writing, by a total novice.) Rituals. Not every writer has the luxury of having their words flow unbidden from a vast imagination through skillful hands into complete and perfect works of literature –or so I’ve heard. Most people find difficulty pulling ideas from a total vacuum against […]

Galley Table Episode Thirty: The Cloud

In episode thirty we talk about what “the cloud” does for writers and readers.
Guests:
Zach Ricks
Mike Plested
Jeff Hite
Jeff Lane
Scott Roche
Laura Nicole
JP Losier
Mentioned:
E-book Pricing
Amazon Cloud Drive
Dropbox
Plain Text Review
JR …

Galley Table Episode Twenty-Six: Genres and Group-ies

In episode twenty-six we talk about writers groups, what “genre” fiction is, and entertaining your audience.
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Guests:
Zach Ricks
Jeff Hite
Doc Coleman
Scott Roche
Laura Nicole
Mentioned:
View From Valhalla
Critters
Promos:…

Galley Table Episode Twenty-Four: Worldbuilding

In episode twenty-four we invite an RPG editor/publisher on and talk about world building. Skype is a bit ornery for the first third so apologies for the occasional added “boink” sound effect. Guests: Zach Ricks Jeff Hite Doc Coleman Scott Roche Jonathan Jacobs JP Losier Mentioned: Nathan Lowell The Shrinking Man Project Worldbuilding is a […]

Where It All Came From

February 10, 2011
Where It All Came From

Today we have a guest post from Nobilis Reed. When you ask most authors where they get their ideas from you’re liable to get an eye-roll. Thankfully in this case we get some honesty. Nobilis takes us through the process he went through in bringing about his latest sci-fi romance novel, Scouts (adult content). The […]

Galley Table Episode Twelve – Biblioterminophobia

In episode twelve we talk about endings and how hard it is to read and write them. Guests: Zack Ricks Jeff Hite Laura Frechette Alex White Nobilis Reed Doc Coleman Mentioned: Six word stories Lust for Learning Nocturnal Write or Die Desktop Scrivener Snowflake Method NaNoWriMo Article Harvey James Durham Ann Regentin Geist Promo: Primogeniture […]

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