Oh, Yeah, Now Where Was I? (2019/01/17 10:00)
Sorry about the silence over the last couple of days. I've officially started writing the as-yet-untitled 2019 novel.
As The Nines Roll Over (2018/12/31 07:00)
One last bit before next year, about the significance of the choices I've made for the coming twelvemonth.
Plug And Play Character Set (2018/12/29 05:00)
On fixing a casting issue in the new novel, by way of a previously unused character.
Future Schlock (2018/12/21 08:00)
On how SF tries to imagine the future, and how that needs to be more than uplift or doomsaying.
2019 And All That (2018/12/20 05:00)
The Genji Press Agenda for the coming year.
Beat It To Fit, Paint It To Match (2018/12/07 05:00)
"Workshop" is the wrong word for the place where we come to mutually improve our writing.
Slugging (And Slogging) On (2018/12/03 08:00)
Getting caught up, and some notes on criticism from days past.
No, No, NaNo (2018 Edition) (2018/11/20 08:00)
There was, as you can guess, no NaNoWriMo challenge for me this year. But it wasn't always like that.
A Few Less Words Next Time (2018/10/22 05:00)
No good story is ever too long and no bad story is ever too short, but that's still no reason to waste breath.
In Lieu Of Telepathy (2018/10/21 08:00)
You can't tell people anything; sometimes you can't even show them, either.
We're Almost There (2018/10/19 07:00)
More 'Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned' news!
An Early Thanksgiving Gift Of Sorts (2018/10/15 08:00)
'Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned' is about to drop!
A Walk-On Part In The War, Or A Lead Role In A Cage (2018/10/10 07:00)
On The Minnie Effect in fiction.
Behind The Scenes With 'AONO', Pt. 8: The Soundtrack (2018/10/01 05:00)
The soundtrack for my new novel.
In And Out Of The Trench (2018/09/27 08:00)
.I ran once again into an old issue: the way a story doesn't look remotely the same in the trenches as it does at the 30,000 foot level.
Behind The Scenes With 'AONO', Pt. 7: The Themes (2018/09/26 05:00)
A discussion of the themes in my new novel, and how they are embodied there.
Large And In Charge (2018/09/22 05:00)
On "volume equals value for money" in books.
Back In Circulation (2018/09/22 08:00)
Heard you missed us?
The Almost There Blues (2018/09/10 05:00)
I keep telling myself, writing the next book isn't going to be such a marathon.
The Grand Mutation (2018/09/09 01:00)
For fun I sat down and mentally traced the progress of my earlier SF-space-opera thingy Flight Of The Vajra.
Nowhere Are We Commanded To Be Doormats (2018/09/07 08:00)
Kevin Drum dropped an aphorism worth repeating: "When you write, pretend you’re writing for people you respect."
Behind The Scenes With 'AONO', Pt. 6: The Supporting Cast (2018/09/03 05:00)
A discussion of the supporting cast in my new novel, and the roles they play.
Go Elsewhere, Young Man (2018/08/28 05:00)
"The best way to write fiction is to read, watch, and listen to anything but fiction." I am not sure that it is the best way, but I think it is ultimately one of the most valuable.
Behind The Scenes With 'AONO', Pt. 5: The Characters (2018/08/24 08:00)
An introduction to the roster of characters for my new novel, starting with the leads.
The Dreaming System (2018/08/05 05:00)
On de-romanticizing the writing process.
Science fiction, rebooted.
New York City
Other Lives Of The Mind