It’s always an odd thing to decide how to present yourself on the internet. This site will be strictly for my fiction writing projects.Read more "Welcome to My Blog!"
Writing morally grey characters readers will love. @coinsanddeadlypoisons asked: Do you have any tips about writing from the point of view of a manipulative character? I don’t want him to be an asshole but i am afraid the readers would see him as such. The large majority of the characters in The Warlord’s Contract are morally grey in […]Read more "Morally Grey But Still Likable?"
By Mary Halton Science Reporter, BBC News An unusually transparent galaxy about the size of the Milky Way is prompting new questions for astrophysicists. The object, with the catchy moniker of NGC1052-DF2, appears to contain no dark matter. If this turns out to be true, it may be the first galaxy of its kind – […]Read more "Ghostly Galaxy May Be Missing Dark Matter"
By Delilah S. Dawson This is like that Couch to 5k thing people do to gear up for a marathon. Except you can do it without leaving your couch. And for me, a book is a better souvenir than a popped-off toenail. What follows is the quickest, dirtiest, most simple route to writing a novel […]Read more "25 Steps to Being a Traditionally Published Author"
By Ruth Harris We all come face to face with them, those pesky glitches, oopsies, OMGs and WTFs that ruin a story, turn a reader off, guarantee a slew of one-star reviews—and kill sales. Beta readers will often point them out. Editors are professional fixers, always on the lookout for booboos. You will realize them […]Read more "Plot Holes & Pot Holes"
By Tess The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is reportedly exploring the possibility of creating 3D printed lunar habitats on the moon. The space agency joins NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and Russia in the race to settle on the Earth’s only permanent natural satellite. Long has the idea of settling on the moon appealed to humans, but […]Read more "Indian Space Agency: Moon-Domes"