- The Importance of Pie: Cooking the Books with James D. Macdonald – OCTOBER 9, 2012“… Jim has a wicked recipe for Lime Pie that he combines with a lecture on writing short stories. We’ve invited him today to join Cooking the Books in closer inspection of this pie-story simile, and to talk about writing and teaching writing.” [read more]
- The Girl-Cooties Theory of Writing Okay. The Girl Cooties Theory of Genre Literature, as applied to sf and fantasy.
We start by positing the existence of a body of sf readers and writers (numerically perhaps fairly small, but nevertheless extremely vocal) who are deathly afraid of getting girl cooties….
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Eric Owyoung is a composer and musician who performs with his band as Future of Forestry. Like many another creative type, he also does teaching gigs (hey, my co-author and I have done them; it’s a way to even out the income stream), and he blogs about a recent one here. It’s got some good […]
Listen up, people. I keep reading bits of narrative lately where a character who’s walking around aimlessly or randomly is described as “milling about.” No. Milling about is not something one person does, or even two people. Milling about requires at least a small crowd. The “mill” part of the verb comes from the idea […]
From the Sibling Cabal’s No Story Is Sacred podcast, this trenchant observation – now with accompanying graphic – is available for purchase on mugs and more at Redbubble.