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Streaming Shows Need to Tighten Their Shit Up
Thanks to the internet we all have problems concentrating now so save the slo-mo horsey rides for someone who cares.
How to Name Locations During Worldbuilding
Definitely don’t name a town after your grandmother, because what if, somewhere down the line, you make that town rob a bank or something?
You Should Reread That Book You Hated in School
Can you imagine getting to read some Bradbury or Steinbeck and not having to write a five page double-spaced essay on it?
My First Draft Sucks
As all first drafts should.
Pantsing Vs Plotting
The difference between setting yourself on fire from the minute you sit down to planning exactly when you will set yourself on fire. Or something. No one should listen to me.
How to Name Your Characters
How do you solve a problem like Buffy? Also: PAAUULLSS! IIINNN! SPAAAAAAACE!
Discover Yourself Through Writing Short Stories
Way back in the bad old days of the late 2000s, I was an idiot college student trying to get an English degree with no idea that the economy was going to collapse a few months before I graduated. I mean, I also had no idea what I wanted to do with an English degreeContinue reading “Discover Yourself Through Writing Short Stories”
Subtle Pressure to Get You to Read Short Stories
I’m always consistently shocked when someone tells me they don’t like short stories. I know that doesn’t sound like a conversation that can come up a lot. I sound like some NASA douche at a party half-drunk on wine coolers and slurring at a friend of a friend’s neighbor I’ve managed to pin to theContinue reading “Subtle Pressure to Get You to Read Short Stories”
The Day the World Came to Town
Sunshine, warm and soft, fell through the open window onto Dagny’s face. It was early, and the sun had not discovered what it would be angry about today. It would. It was nearly the end of April. The sun had been angry since the last week of March. But now the sun was still halfContinue reading “The Day the World Came to Town”