Monthly Archives: June 2013

ONLY IMPERIAL STORMTROOPERS ARE THIS (IM)PRECISE

Why is it that nobody in science fiction, especially the bad guys, can shoot straight? In all my classes on writing, including The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction, I belabor the point that SF and fantasy are inherently … Continue reading

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OUCH!

I’ve been thinking about pain lately. I know that might sound terribly grim and negative, but I can’t help it. I have this toothache, see, and it’s difficult to think about anything else. When I wake up in the morning … Continue reading

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SCHOOL’S IN

I know that might be the opposite of what you expect this time of year, but the fact is, school is always in session, if you’re paying attention. I’m getting ready to teach another term’s classes at Bellevue College, starting … Continue reading

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WHAT ELSE ARE YOU WORKING ON?

I’ve written here before on the subject of intellectual curiosity, and extolled the virtue of reading outside of your chosen/favorite genre. Now here’s a question: Have you written anything but science fiction or fantasy lately? No? Try it! Of course … Continue reading

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