Writing

The Writer-Editor Relationship, Part 2: Five Things Writers Wish Editors Knew—and Followed

The Writer-Editor Relationship, Part 2: Five Things Writers Wish Editors Knew—and Followed

Some things writers hope editors know Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: FRIGHT MARES, (edited by) BILLIE SUE MOSIMAN; AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINES, and MORE WRITING INFORMATION

BOOK REVIEW: FRIGHT MARES, (edited by) BILLIE SUE MOSIMAN; AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINES, and MORE WRITING INFORMATION

This week Steve looks at a new horror anthology—all stories by women writers—edited by Billie Sue Mosiman, and talks a bit about the Hugo and Aurora awards (in self-promotion); plus another snippet of Pinterest boards for writers. Take a look! Read More »

You Don’t Know Dick

You Don’t Know Dick

Who am I? Am I real? Is this real? Is this...Are you really reading a post on Amazing Stories, or is it all in your head? Read More »

SECOND LOOKS: MARVEL’S DEADPOOL & ANT-MAN and SOME WORDS ON WRITING

SECOND LOOKS: MARVEL’S DEADPOOL & ANT-MAN and SOME WORDS ON WRITING

This week Steve takes a second look at Marvel's two most recent movies, Deadpool and Ant-Man, and finds one much better than the other... but YMMV! Also a couple of tips for writers who may be stuck. Read More »

Do Not Disturb! Creativity in Progress

Do Not Disturb! Creativity in Progress

You people! Can't you see that there is an artist at work!?! Read More »

Review: Encounter at Dawn by Arthur C. Clarke

Review: Encounter at Dawn by Arthur C. Clarke

While influencing his own works of literature as well as that of other writers, Encounter at Dawn by Arthur C. Clarke stirred many questions about the past and future of humanity. Read More »

The Writer-Editor Relationship, Part 1: Editors Preparing Writers

The Writer-Editor Relationship, Part 1: Editors Preparing Writers

Indie authors need editors. Here's how to go about finding a good one. Read More »

Self-Publishing? Don’t Phone It In!

Self-Publishing? Don’t Phone It In!

The mechanics of book publishing are (almost) as important as the story. Read More »

The Moving Target of Indie Publishing: What Every Editor (and Writer) Needs to Know

The Moving Target of Indie Publishing: What Every Editor (and Writer) Needs to Know

How to flourish as a freelance editor in an indie world. Read More »

Review: The Reluctant Orchid by Arthur C. Clarke

Review: The Reluctant Orchid by Arthur C. Clarke

The Reluctant Orchid by Arthur C. Clarke is one of those distinct literary gems that proves good writing can be just as influential as it is inspirational. Read More »

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