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Recent Blog Posts
World-Building: A writer’s guide to constructing star systems and life-supporting planets by Stephen L. Gillett is 1 of 4 books that are in the Writer’s Digest Science Fiction Writing Series that was Edited by Ben Bova. This book is one of my essential writing books....read more
Writing the Breakout Novel Workbook by Donald Maass was a recommendation from a writer friend shortly after I started attending my first formal critique groups. The novel Writing the Breakout Novel is basically the same as the workbook, from what I’ve been told, but I...read more
I’ve read a lot of writing books over the years, as a teen and as an adult. They come and go; some books hit me profoundly but unfortunately, most don't. Don’t get me wrong, I find reading through many of them once worth while, but there is only a hand full that...read more