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CREATIVE WRITING 101, PART ONE

Posted on Oct 1, 2009 | Last Updated Jul 21, 2010

Reviews, Reviewers, and Writing Fiction

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reviews; critiques; truths; rules for writers; books on writing; Mitford; Karon; tell, don't show ; golden rule of writing; focus; story arc; data dumps; dialog ratio; norse sagas; ethnic character

WRITING 102 - Writing Science-Fiction and Fantasy

Some Basics
Posted on Aug 13, 2010 | Last Updated Aug 13, 2010

If you ignore everything else I say here, heed this: to develop the ability to write well, write. Write a LOT. Thinking about it isn't enough.

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writing, tips, authoring

IN THE COUNTRY OF THE BLIND, by Michael Flynn

Posted on Aug 10, 2009 | Last Updated Aug 10, 2009

Book Review

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Michaeel Flynn, Babbage, history, philosophy, personal history

BOOK FLOGGING

Posted on Feb 27, 2008 | Last Updated Apr 6, 2008

promoting and selling books

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writing, promoting and selling books, personal philosophy

People, Politics, Plots, Paradigms -- and Stories

Posted on Jul 25, 2007 | Last Updated Nov 3, 2008

Metaphor and Reality

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Cosmology, Philosophy, Science Fiction, Writing

Review of an Afterword by God

Posted on Sep 9, 2007 | Last Updated Apr 12, 2008

irreverent worldly wisdom from the deity Itself

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wit, wisdom, religion, reverent irreverence, God

About Aging (Feb 2010)

Posted on Feb 25, 2010 | Last Updated Feb 25, 2010

My story so far

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Emphysema; Cognitive Function, memory. focus, reasoning, learning, emotions, objectivity

David Palter Reviews #1

Posted on Apr 6, 2008 | Last Updated Apr 6, 2008

some epic fantasy series compared

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Terry Goodkind, Stephen King, Robert Jordan, JRR Tolkien, JK Rowling

THE BOOK OF JOBY (12/09/07)

Posted on Dec 8, 2007 | Last Updated Apr 10, 2008

Book Review

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modern fantasy, allegory, Tor Books

John Dalmas

Posted on Sep 13, 2011 | Last Updated Jan 3, 2012

John Dalmas is a longtime sci-fi writer.

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dalmas, writer, sci-fi, scifi