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Galley Table 91 The Foodie Addition

This week we talk about food and the other mundane details, and how they can add and detract from your …Read the Rest

The Courage to Do What’s Write – How Understanding Different Cultures Can Help your Writing

But what you can do is seek out people who are from a region or country and talk to them. Find out the little details. And double checking your research with more than one resource will help too. If you are making up a culture for sci/fi or fantasy, take the time to really invent the culture. Make the little details that will help your “alien culture” be more than just a bunch of cardboard cutouts.

Galley Table 89 – Story Endings the Good the Bad and the Mal

This week we talk about story endings. About keeping your promises to your audience. There is a lot of talk …Read the Rest

The Gamification of Writing

According to Wikipedia, “gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context in order to …Read the Rest

The Courage to Do what is Write – Does Tiger have the Stories?

When Tiger had the stories, they were all dark, they started with tears and ended with blood.

Captain’s Review – A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men I was a fan of Darkship Thieves when it came out, and when I was (fortunately) …Read the Rest

The Courage to Do What’s Write – First Contact Day

But my question is, is the price to get there too high. According to the Star Trek time line in order for us to get to First Contact day we have to go through world war 3. According to Memory Alpha in 2053 (Only 40 years from now): World War III ends with a nuclear holocaust resulting in the deaths of some six hundred million Humans. Earth begins its long journey towards recovery.

The Courage To Do what’s Write – Not your Father’s Egg Salad [Recipe]

Last night on the Galley Table, our Captain challenged us to come up with new topics to write about here …Read the Rest

Courage to Do What’s Write – Getting Back To Writing After A Tragedy

Updated – Go TO OUR Discussion Group On G+ To Leave a Comment. I want to start this by saying: …Read the Rest

Galley Table 88 – Why We Do What We Do

This week we take a look back and a look forward. As we talk about the past and the future of FlagShip and Flying Island Press.