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Tag: good writing

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 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.

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

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 Courage to do what’s Write – Sending a Story Out

I have said many times that one of my favorite things about this job is that I get to read …Read the Rest

The Courage to Do What is Write – What Coffee has to do with it.

What Coffee has to do with it. By Jeff Hite I am a coffee drinker. While I don’t spend my …Read the Rest

Random Ruminations Remotely Related to wRiting – Best Seller

What Makes a Best Seller Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll I read a really good blog about what makes a “Best …Read the Rest

Courage to do what’s Write – Taking the plunge

Taking the Plunge I have been writing a lot lately about how the characters of certain Sci/Fi captains shape the …Read the Rest

The courage to do what’s write – I am Captain Malcolm Reynolds – Big Damn Heroes

I am Captain Malcolm Reynolds By Jeffrey Hite In so many ways I am Captain Malcolm Reynolds.  Or at least …Read the Rest