I never got in to Stephen King’s books, but he is clearly doing something right. When I saw his book, On Writing, frequently recommended, so I decided to give it a shot. The first thing to know about this book is that it is not primarily a writing guide. Fully half of the book is … Continue reading On Writing, by Stephen King
As I’ve been reading about writing, one piece of advice I hear repeatedly is to find a group to workshop with. I hope to be able to join a group in the near future, but in the meantime, I’ve started participating in the online sci-if/fantasy/horror critique site, critters.org. From what I’ve seen, it’s a great … Continue reading Getting some input.
Brandon Sanderson is one of my favorite authors. Not only did he manage to salvage a respectable ending to the Wheel of Time Series, I've really enjoyed many of his other works including Mistborn (the first book, less so the later two), Way of Kings and Word of Radiance, and Elantris. My kids fell in … Continue reading Brandon Sanderson’s Creative Writing Class