Writing Wednesday: The Present and Future for Writers

Writing Wednesday: The Present and Future for Writers

Taking a break from craft, let’s briefly discuss where things stand in publishing and where they might be heading. This slideshare is organic, meaning I’m constantly updating it. Because. You know. Things change. The present and future of publishing for...
How Do We Stop An Imperial Presidency?

How Do We Stop An Imperial Presidency?

The Founding Fathers actually counted on self-restraint to be key to the office of the Presidency. After all, the first President, George Washington, was offered the job of “king” first. And he declined to run for a third term. But Presidents have...
Cool Gus says: No Great Wall can stop a Great Dog.

Cool Gus says: No Great Wall can stop a Great Dog.

A long time ago, far away, some people built a Great Wall. Dogs solved the problem by getting invited through by those same people It’s the way dogs solve most problems. By getting along. After all, dogs used to be wolves. Until one very, very smart wolf,...

Writing Wednesday: Point of View

I believe that for most writers, the way not to get read/sell your book is: 1. Don’t have a good idea. 2. Don’t translate good idea into a good story with interesting characters. 3. Point of view. Point of view is your voice as a writer. There are writers...