Tag Archives: Wizards of the Coast

MAKING A LONG STORY SHORT

I’m often asked how long a novel should be and I always try to weasel out of answering by saying something like: “It should be as long as it needs to be.” I’m trying to avoid saying what I personally … Continue reading

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ONE OF THOSE WEEKS

Another late blog post this week, though I’ve really been thinking about it all day. I could write about this, I could write about that, I could write about the other thing . . . and though I always like to keep it … Continue reading

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PRECISELY WHAT NOT TO DO

I am a Trekkie. I’m not the slightest bit embarrassed about that. Star Trek in all its many incarnations is awesome. I love it, and I have loved it as long as I can remember. Though I have never been … Continue reading

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WRITING MONSTERS

At last it can be revealed in all its glory: my upcoming book from Writer’s Digest: Writing Monsters. Picking up where The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction left off, at least in the case of monsters, this book … Continue reading

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EXPLORING STORYIST

When I started work at TSR in September of 1995 the most surprising thing about my new job was how ridiculously God awful my computer was. They sat me down in front of a PC that was entirely obsolete even … Continue reading

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THE SIX EDITORS

By now you’ve probably heard different titles for different editors, heard of different sorts of edits, and you may even know what the difference is between all of those people and edits. Most likely you don’t For reasons unknown, this … Continue reading

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A PICTURE INSPIRES A THOUSAND WORDS

I recently sat down, via Skype, with Pro Se Productions’s Tommy Hancock to talk about new pulp, my story in his anthology Sixguns & Spaceships, and a new project I’m working on for him: a short story based on an … Continue reading

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