What E Say? Dept. (2017/05/29 08:00) On my first attempt at writing a character of nonbinary gender.
The Duke, The Prince, And Me Dept. (2016/04/24 10:00) How David Bowie and Prince jointly inspired a character of mine.
Good Guys Wear Black Dept. (2016/03/19 10:30) Good guy, bad guy, or interesting guy?
It Ain't Me Dept. (2014/09/27 07:00) Are you your characters? And should you apologize for them?
You Say Political, I Say Personal Dept. (2013/11/21 10:00) A political struggle by itself wouldn't be the meat of a good story; it has to be something personal inside the political.
A Defect Of Character Dept. (2013/05/14 10:00) SF&F's problems with character development are cyclical; we teach ourselves bad habits.
No Humans Allowed, Pt. 2 Dept. (2012/06/08 10:00) SF's big weakness: worlds without much in the way of people.
Science fiction, rebooted.
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