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How to Make the Impossible Possible in Stories

If a story is to keep its readers from walking away, it must do something unexpected, something that makes the reader say, “I didn’t see  1,463 more words

How To Write A Short Story

Tales from the Midwest Writers Workshop

When my stepfather told me about the Midwest Writers Workshop in Muncie, Indiana, I didn’t know what to expect. I’d only ever attended conferences geared toward writers of science fiction and fantasy. 928 more words

Fantasy

Podcast Episode #71: Ladies Night!

Welcome to a NEW episode of Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things!

Ladies Night

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The Game of Thrones season#4 re-watch continues to the midway point….episode #5, “ 218 more words

Podcast Episode #71: Ladies Night!

Welcome to a NEW episode of Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things!

Ladies Night

mp3 (audio file)

The Game of Thrones season#4 re-watch continues to the midway point….episode #5, “ 218 more words

Tobias Buckell on the (New) Art of The Xenowealth Saga

In 2006, I came out with my first novel in the US, a somewhat hard-to-categorize (I’m told, I think it makes perfect sense, I wrote it after all) science fiction novel with Caribbean peoples settled on an alien world that have long since lost touch with their home world. 1,319 more words

Genre Fiction

Why, Bless You, Googs!

If you have a Google account, you get a nifty Google Doodle for your birthday. Tuesday (Aug. 26) was my birthday, and narcissism shot to record levels when I saw this every time I went online: 235 more words

Inspiration

220. Wesley Chu (a.k.a. Spymaster 1000) -- The Rebirths of Tao (An Interview at CONvergence)

Symbiotic organisms, trilogy monsters, and gear switching, oh my!  The always humorous Wesley Chu joins the crew at CONvergence to talk about writing a trilogy, his upcoming novel,  107 more words

Genre Fiction