Finding the motivation to continue through the struggle points of any creative project can be a challenge, even in the best of times.
The publishing process is its own game. Here are some of the steps I took to publish my second book.
Story Prompt: The rescue never came.
Writing good dialogue doesn’t have to be hard. Like everything else with writing, it takes some thought, and lots of practice.
One of the most challenging details for me to master, at least when it comes to worldbuilding, is slang.
In science fiction and fantasy writing, the setting plays just as important a role as the characters.
Story Prompt: An alien species comes to Earth, and, due to a clerical error, their ambassador shows up on the doorstep of a low-level government employee, who welcomes them in for snacks.
Don’t be limited by the familiar when it comes to creating the worlds in your writing.
One of the easiest ways to write a boring story is to ignore the why.
Story Prompt: A recipe goes very wrong.
Creating great characters is the number one thing you can do when you’re trying to tell a compelling story
Story Prompt: Crashed ship on an inhospitable planet. Life-support is failing.
Steal the Demon