Writing a science fiction book? Want to play with space travel, time travel, or whatever? Or maybe you just want to understand wormholes? Check out this enlightening YouTube video from … Continue reading Wormholes Explained (Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell)
Superstitions. Myths. Urban Legends. Life is full of them. How did they come to be? Check out this Ted-Ed video from Stuart Vyse about where superstitions come from. As fiction … Continue reading Myth building and Superstitions
I just wanted to share this review of my first draft for The Department for Mutated Persons. It’s 1984 meets X-Men! To read it for yourself, you can check on this blog … Continue reading Department for Mutated Persons – Reviews
Noah Zandan brings us an interesting video on the language of lying. This can be helpful not only to spot a liar, but – for writers – to create complex … Continue reading The language of lying
Check out this cool Ted Talk from Anne Lamott about life and writing. One thing that stuck out to me is when she said: If it’s someone else’s problem, then … Continue reading Anne Lamott on Life and Writing
As a writer – especially for fiction – I sometimes wonder if an explanation of a person’s nonverbal cues will be universal to everyone. This fascinating Ted-Ed talk from Sophie … Continue reading Are there universal expressions of emotion?
Reedsy offers tools to get your book out in the wild, which is the endgame for most people writing a book, no? Here’s a quick, 5-minute video that will walk … Continue reading How to Make a Book for Free with Reedsy
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Total Word Count: 1,668. I didn’t get a lot done yesterday. I didn’t get a bunch of words typed up. I didn’t write out characters. I didn’t outline my story. … Continue reading Day 09 – NaNoWriMo “Idea Storm”
Current Total Word Count: 1,599. Hey, so writing is a thing. I wanted to write these past few days; I really did. But everything set against me; even myself. It’s … Continue reading Day 08 – NaNoWriMo “Waiting on the Wind”
Current Word Count: 833 It’s not even remotely respectable, but it is progress. I decided to jump ahead in my short story series to a climactic part because I had … Continue reading Day 03 – NaNoWriMo Writing the Climax
Current Word Count: 192. Oops. I’m not making excuses, but I do have a seven week old daughter. Okay, that’s an excuse… But really this just speaks to the … Continue reading Day 02 – NaNoWriMo Oops