Monthly Archives: May 2013

THE DISTANCE BETWEEN HERE AND THERE

Okay, everybody, “insert paragraph regarding my love of maps here.” I’ve said all that before. I love maps. I love to make maps. I love to stare at maps. Got it. Touching back on the subject of worldbuilding, though, let’s … Continue reading

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NOBODY’S FAULT

Yesterday, another huge tornado ripped through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, brushing terrifyingly close to the home of my friend and occasional collaborator Mel Odom. After a few tense hours we finally heard through Facebook that he’d managed to … Continue reading

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PLAUSIBLE TECHNOBABBLE

Remember what I’ve said about plausibility vs. realism? That if you actually know how to make a starship go faster than the speed of light you need to stop goofing around writing science fiction and go be the Bill Gates … Continue reading

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FOUND: SIXTEEN-AND-A-HALF DEADLINES, SLIGHTLY USED

Ah, what a change two and a half years can bring! On October 5, 2010, here at Fantasy Author’s Handbook, I posted a, unabashed plea for deadlines: WANTED: ONE DEADLINE, ANY CONDITION in which, among other things, I bemoaned my … Continue reading

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