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It’s Not About You

April 23, 2013
It’s Not About You

Being someone who’s constantly looking at the dark cloud that happens to be near every silver lining, I’m constantly down on myself. …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.

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.

Galley Table 82 – There be Dragons Here

This week we work with Jeff Hite’s entry for NaNoWRiMo this year. He is planning to write a story for his kids about their adventures in a world with dastardly dukes, dangerous dragons and the power of being a family.

Galley Table 79 – NaNo Story Workshop – Laura Nicole

NaNoWriMo Story Workshop – Laura Nicole This week we start a series of workshop episodes that will lead up to …Read the Rest

Galley Table 78 – NaNoWriMo Story Workshop – Scott Roche

NaNoWriMo Story Workshop – Scott Roche This week we start a series of workshop episodes that will lead up to …Read the Rest

Making a big Stink about Submission Guidelines

If you have been paying attention lately, I have been raising a rather large stink about submission guidelines. You are …Read the Rest

Galley Table 76 – What to do When You don’t Know What to Do

What to do When You don’t Know What to Do Galley Table 76 Download This is a cast only Show …Read the Rest

Galley Table 71 – An Interview with Brandon Sanderson

An Interview with Brandon Sanderson Download the Audio Here Philip Carroll had the opportunity to Interview Author Brandon Sanderson while …Read the Rest

The Amazing Spider-Meh

July 3, 2012
The Amazing Spider-Meh

I have a reputation for being remarkably forgiving of my genre content. I really liked Returner – a Japanese sci-fi …Read the Rest