Writers, When Do You Write?

Writers, When Do You Write?

  When I first crashed on this planet, many hundreds of days ago, I was enamored with television shows, movies, video games, and books. But as I’ve gotten used to the atmosphere (I think I am about 96% Human at this point), I’ve become too busy to do...
Replacement Parts

Replacement Parts

They smiled at her, like parents watching their second child’s first steps. They loved her curiosity, the way she clenched her new fingers (metal) and curved her new torso (carbon fiber).  But they wouldn’t look at her face. She wanted them to, so they...
Where Does a Good Story Start?

Where Does a Good Story Start?

Writing is a very nauseating experience, like eating a can of heavily irradiated tuna. Most new writers haven’t developed that leaden stomach lining yet, so when they see a blank page they get sick and tend to vomit buckets of useless information all over it....
Was It Not Glorious?

Was It Not Glorious?

Brother Hamish refused to believe he had killed a man. Yet, here at Hamish’s feet lay the body of a man with a rusted dagger in his stomach. His eyes were half-closed, his mouth half open, as if in the throes of ecstasy. The man had recognized Hamish and now he...

Three Reasons Why Shorter Writing is Better

In writing, size matters. All writing is about giving as much information or entertainment to the reader without giving them a headache. Keeping your prose clean and your structure tight can go a long way to keep the reader’s attention. Look at the formatting and...