That fancy gaming system you’ve been saving up for is finally affordable on Black Friday. You get there just in time to grab the last one. Only, someone else grabs it at the same time, someone you happen to know.Read More
If you want to be a writer, you have to write every day…you don’t go to a well once but daily.
Against your better judgement, you have decided to celebrate Thanksgiving with your family for the first time in years. In that tiny town you never thought would change, you find that nothing is as you remembered it. * Saturday was apparently too complicated this week.Read More
Our authors are slowly being crushed by the weight of Nanowrimo analytics and the temptations of Disney+Read More
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster.
You find a lost dog, take it home, and call the owner. When they arrive, you’re surprised to find it’s…Read More
Writing a novel is like driving a car at night. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
One thing that helps is to give myself permission to write badly. I tell myself that I’m going to do my five or 10 pages no matter what, and that I can always tear them up the following morning if I want. I’ll have lost nothing–writing and tearing up five pages would leave me no further behind than if I took the day off.
A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.
Everybody walks past a thousand story ideas every day. The good writers are the ones who see five or six of them. Most people don’t see any.
Orson Scott Card