Monthly Archives: February 2012

DETAILS, DETAILS, DETAILS

I was going to talk about villain motivation today, and though I expressed some hesitation about that on Twitter this morning after yesterday’s events in Ohio, I still will do that—probably next week. But then something happened this morning that … Continue reading

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THE FANTASY AUTHOR’S HANDBOOK INTERVIEW XVIII: MATS MINNHAGEN

Chesley Award-winning artist Mats Minnhagen began his career as a field archaeologist, but a passion for digital art sent him back to school and archaeology’s loss became fantasy and science fiction illustration’s gain. He’s worked with major studios like EA … Continue reading

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TO SWEAR OR NOT TO SWEAR

Authors have an awful lot to think about when we sit down to write a book or short story (or script, or whatever), and one of those things is audience. Who is it you expect to read this book? Believe … Continue reading

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25 YEARS AFTER MY FIRST SALE(S)

Has it been that long ago now? Have I been a “published author” for twenty-five years? Wow. You know what, the idea came to me (late today, actually and after a couple of false starts on other topics) to write … Continue reading

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