I understand how it can be frustrating to be reading or watching a story and suddenly get thrown out of it by something not being accurate to scientific fact, especially in a genre that is supposedly playing with possible futures like science fiction.
We've lost a lot of people in the past few years. Perhaps it just feels that way because there are so many other bad things, and so the losses hit harder. Perhaps it is just part of growing up. I've just recently entered my third decade. It's probably about that time. But you're never ready... Continue Reading →
With that in mind, I wanted to share with you some Twitter accounts, websites, and generally informative paraphernalia for the writing-inclined. These links are mostly targeted towards fantasy and science fiction writers.
Friends, I have just finished The Calculating Stars, and it blew me away. I would compare this book most closely in voice and style to A Natural History of Dragons, but with a depth of urgency that, for all my love of Brennan's work, exceeds that series. Buckle up, my friends. This is going to... Continue Reading →
At last, the moment you've all been waiting for! Here's my holiday gift to you, and I hope you enjoy! This post is going live for those still looking for last-minute gifts (like me), and there will be no post this Friday in honor of the holiday. Sorry for shaking things up on you folks,... Continue Reading →
Hey, friends. This weekend is Roanoke Author Invasion! I'm bringing a bunch of books and oddments, so I hope to see you there! I promise to take more pictures this time and post them for you next week, but until then please enjoy this discussion of robots and artificial intelligence. A few weeks ago I... Continue Reading →
A lot of people have different ways they tackle writing, and I suppose there are a lot of places where best practices kind of deviate. Given that, I wanted to take a minute today to talk about my writing process. I am not a pantser. For those unfamiliar, a pantser is someone who flies by... Continue Reading →
Hello everyone! This is the first post of the blog I will be keeping on my official author website! I cannot promise that posts will be the most regular (I also post on Tumblr, Twitter, and Facebook, so for more regular information please check those out). However, I hope to document major events in the... Continue Reading →