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When Reading Crappy Fiction...

… I’m finding that I can actually learn a few things. You probably know that most people recommend that writers consume high-quality literature, thus giving great examples of writing of which to draw upon. 541 more words

My Thoughts

Why Is It So Hard to Write Badly?

One of the most important tricks to actually start writing—perhaps the key to a finished first draft—is to learn how to write badly. This may seem counterintuitive; after all, isn’t the point of learning to write and wanting to write professionally, you know, being good at it? 797 more words


Why I Will Not Review Your Book

It really is nothing personal, and I do not turn down the opportunity to read a new story very often, but sometimes I do. And then the author takes it personally. 585 more words


Sailor Moon Crystal: Episode 15 And Beyond

Alright, Sailor Moon Crystal has started the Black Moon arc (Sailor Moon R (the second part, for those familiar with the original). I actually think it it is… 527 more words



Today I am going to keep things simple with a picture a friend sent me as inspiration. I wish I knew the original source so that I could give due credit. 15 more words

Review: The Field Trip by R. A. Andrade

I truly hate writing reviews for ‘less than stellar’ books. Let’s face it, authors work hard to put their books out there, and I want to encourage them. 271 more words

Science Fiction

Are You Ready to Get Mortified?

Writing is generally a solitary experience. Whether you write at your kitchen table or in a bustling café, you are still alone with the words on the page. 590 more words

A Writer's Life