Why Fiction Writers Are Crazy

Why Fiction Writers Are Crazy

Fiction writers are crazy. The non-fiction sorts can get away with having a normal outlook, describing things that exist and events that happened. They can inform and communicate. We fiction writers talk about places that don’t exist, things that never happened,...
Writing an Episodic Series

Writing an Episodic Series

I’ve written a series of long books. I’ve written one of more “standard” length books. But my current series is comprised of long novellas. I did this because I had in mind a particular pacing, a certain vibe, and a style of consumption more...
Self-Editing for Continuity

Self-Editing for Continuity

One of the biggest mistakes a writer can make is a break in continuity. Immersion grinds to a halt, the reader does a double-take, and if you’re lucky, they might keep reading (if your book is reviewed by Immerse or Die, it’s a guaranteed strike). So...
Series Mentality

Series Mentality

Write one book, and you can feel confident in calling yourself an author. Write three, and you might make a career out of it yet. Write a dozen, interconnected and following a common thread of over-arching plot, and you just might be a fantasy author. What is it about...