Monthly Archives: August 2010

DISASTER!

Being an account of how I survived the Great Flash Drive File Overwrite Catastrophe of 2010. Dateline: Redmond, Washington, August 25, 2010. There I sat, in the cafe of the local Borders store, sipping my tasty non-fat mocha, laptop atop … Continue reading

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THE FANTASY AUTHOR’S HANDBOOK INTERVIEWS VIII: ETHAN ELLENBERG

As part of the process of writing The Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction, I interviewed a few key players in the SF/fantasy community. Their wisdom and generosity is liberally sprinkled throughout the book, but I couldn’t use every … Continue reading

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THE FANTASY AUTHOR’S EXERCISES III: A ONE-PAGE SYNOPSIS

This series of posts was inspired by an edit. Cut out of the final edition of The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction was a short appendix that began with this paragraph: We’ve learned a lot over the last … Continue reading

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CHAPTER 1 ERRATA & ADDITIONAL MATERIAL: The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction

Is there such a thing as a perfect book? If there is, I haven’t read one, let alone written one. One of the things I’d hoped to accomplish with this blog was not just to promote the book but to … Continue reading

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THE FANTASY AUTHOR’S HANDBOOK INTERVIEWS VII: KEVIN J. ANDERSON

As part of the process of writing The Guide to Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction, I interviewed a few key players in the SF/fantasy community. Their wisdom and generosity is liberally sprinkled throughout the book, but I couldn’t use every … Continue reading

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