Archive of all blog posts tagged 'writing'

2020


Folio v. 0.0.4 Has Arrived (2020/05/24 08:00)
Welcome to the latest release of my wiki/org tool for writers and creative folks.

The Hardest Problem, Revisited (2020/05/22 01:00)
Naming things. Especially stories.

Squeezing The Tube (2020/05/15 05:00)
It never helps to force a story to be about something.

The Zen In My Work And Vice Versa (2020/05/13 05:00)
I never wanted to be a "Zen SF&F author". If I did receive that label, I think I'd be very unhappy about it.

The Answer Print Stage (2020/05/10 05:00)
If I was a filmmaker, my latest book would be at what could be the "answer print" phase. Done, but not quite *done*.

The Impossible Factor (2020/05/09 08:00)
Why SF&F have something to teach us even when it isn't "real".

Leveled Up (2020/05/07 08:00)
If people critique your themes or intentions, that's a sign you've leveled up.

Cheating, Not B.s.ing (2020/05/04 05:00)
On the idea of: "Writers are liars and fabricators, but not b.s.'ers."

Kindly Educate Me About My Suckage (2020/04/30 08:00)
More on how most writers are not good givers of writerly feedback. Few people are.

By Hook Or By Book Or By Crook (2020/04/29 05:00)
On how my friend and fellow writer Matt is against the idea of the "hook" as a narrative mechanism.

Nothing Like That Now, Honest (2020/04/27 08:00)
A note to myself: Be careful how you describe your story to others, because any one word can produce an image that doesn't match the reality.

Chewing Through My Bit (2020/04/17 08:00)
I want to get Fall Of The Hammer finished and put to bed so I can get on with the next big thing.

The Me Agenda (2020/04/09 08:00)
I'm not on anyone's schedule but my own, although it's sometimes hard to remember that.

Not Coming To A Book Near Me (2020/04/04 05:00)
Why I wasn't going to do post-apoc, or apoc-in-general, stories -- yes, even long before COVID-19 came along.

Of The Here And Now, Or The Anywhere And Always (2020/04/03 05:00)
I've long been wary of using fiction as a system of polemic, not because I don't care about the world we live in but because such things typically make for bad fiction

Things And Stuff, 2020-03-07 Edition (2020/03/07 05:00)
Just a quick note about what's new in Chez Genji (writing, programming projects, etc.)

Do As You Say, Not As I Say (2020/03/03 08:00)
Why I try not to write any story that needs a map in the endpapers or a genealogy.

Power Tools (2020/02/10 08:00)
On Scrivener, Granthika, TiddlyWiki, and now my project for helping writers organize their work.

When Weighing In Got Outweighed (2020/02/04 05:00)
Why I no longer write reviews of stuff for my own site.

May Your Playlists Never Run Dry (2020/02/01 08:00)
Most every story I've written has a soundtrack.

Possibility Paralysis (2020/01/30 08:00)
What do you do when you want to do everything?

What It All Means (2020/01/20 08:00)
Zen's influence on my work.

The Pleasures Of Eating Your Own Dog Food (2020/01/19 08:00)
No, this isn't about pets; it's about making the tools I use for my creative work.

2019


The Fall Of A Milestone Marker (2019/12/17 08:00)
'Fall Of The Hammer', draft 1 (actually, 2): finished.

Connections And Disconnections (2019/12/15 08:00)
"Is this something I can see myself sitting down to work on literally every day for the next year or more?" If not, why?


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