Monthly Archives: December 2010

RESOLUTIONS, 2011

This time last year, I made five New Year’s Resolutions here at Fantasy Author’s Handbook, in the hopes that making them public would help me keep them. I also made the promise that I would come back and report on … Continue reading

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STEP FOUR ERRATA & ADDITIONAL MATERIAL: The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction (Part One)

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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BOOKS FOR FANTASY AUTHORS VIII: THE EERIE SILENCE

From time to time I’ll recommend—not review, mind you, but recommend, and yes, there is a difference—books that I think science fiction and fantasy authors should have on their shelves. Some may be new and still in print, some may … Continue reading

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WAIT . . . WHAT HAPPENED?

This essay provides advice to authors, I promise. But please bear with me while I take you on a little journey into my own reading life . . . Last summer I finally found my way to the web community GoodReads, signed up, … Continue reading

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