Articles

Exercises for Fleshing Out Interesting Characters

  •   May 2, 2017   •  

Characters are the most essential part of any story. The more interesting the characters, the mo...     more »


Science Fiction Settings that Sell

  •   Apr 25, 2017   •  

Like fantasy and historical fiction, science fiction is as reliant on world building as it is on...     more »


How to Stay Popular in the Fiction Writing World

  •   Apr 18, 2017   •  

Every content world has rules of its own, and breaking them—on purpose or not—can land you in the...     more »


Are You Missing This Often Overlooked Venue of Marketing Your Writing?

  •   Apr 11, 2017   •  

About a week ago, three of the scariest-looking guys I’ve ever seen walked up to me...     more »


The Joys and Perils of Writing Steampunk

  •   Apr 4, 2017   •  

Over the past twenty years, steampunk has transformed from an obscure and tin...     more »


Growing Thicker Skin: How to Handle Rejection and Criticism

  •   Mar 28, 2017   •  

Let’s face it, sometimes criticism sucks. It can come in the form of a scathingly bad review, or...     more »


How to Choose the Best Market for Your Short Story

  •   Mar 21, 2017   •  

Writing short stories is a great way of practicing the craft of writing. They are satisfying to...     more »


5 Ways to Turn Writing Gaffes into Writing Gold

  •   Mar 14, 2017   •  

It happens to the best of us. The worst happens. We publish a blog post to...     more »