On Writing: Dumb and Dumber

On Writing: Dumb and Dumber

I mentioned in a previous post about ideas that title is important and how my first book published, Eyes of the Hammer, failed in that regard? As did my second book: Dragon Sim-13. By the time my third book rolled around I was much smarter. Not. I got cute. I invented...
Idea Is Not Story

Idea Is Not Story

I often see writers who are concerned about someone stealing their idea. The problem with that is that every idea has been done. I know there’s always someone who thinks they have a truly original idea that has never been thought of in the history of mankind,...

Writers and Their Better Halves– Don’t Do This

Writers tend to be insecure people. Don’t believe me? I don’t think you do. Why not? Seriously? Geez. But we can learn to be better. The two videos in this post are prime examples of what NOT to do. The first illustrates an important rule: What not to gift...