Writing Tips: Staying Motivated

Writing Tips: Staying Motivated

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Writing Tips: Staying Motivated I checked in with a few of my writer friends this weekend to see how their projects were coming along. Every one of them expressed their difficulty with staying motivated. Some had even stepped away from...
On Publishing

On Publishing

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog On Publishing My second published book, Steal the Demon, hit the shelves this week. While the development process was similar in many ways to my first book, Downstation Blues, there were also some significant differences in how I...
Friday Flash Fiction: It’s Good To Look On The Bright Side

Friday Flash Fiction: It’s Good To Look On The Bright Side

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Friday Flash Fiction: It’s Good To Look On The Bright Side “Eject, eject, eject–” The toneless machine voice kept repeating its one-word mantra, barely audible above the squawk of the blaring alarm, as Bradger frantically searched...
Writing Tips: Constructing Basic Dialogue

Writing Tips: Constructing Basic Dialogue

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Writing Tips: Constructing Basic Dialogue Miriam-Webster defines dialogue as a written composition in which two or more characters are represented as conversing. By definition, a dialogue is the representation of a conversion. But the...
Worldbuilding: Creating Slang

Worldbuilding: Creating Slang

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Worldbuilding: Creating Slang When I’m reading science fiction or fantasy stories, I’m always paying attention to the details. It’s the little things that help create a sense of immersion for me. Sure, the big things are important, too....