Monthly Archives: August 2017

Just the Facts, Ma’m

Fact checking isn’t just for politics or non-fiction writing. As an author, you make a promise to your reader and enter into an unwritten contract. The terms are never explicit, the details are shrouded and vary from book to book, … Continue reading

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Every story needs a world

Most people think of fantasy and science fiction when they hear writers talk about world building. Writing good fantasy or science fiction requires a lot of thought to construct an original world with non-contradictory rules and limitations, but the truth … Continue reading

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