Step Up

Mornin!  It's Open Book Time! Aug 19, 2019 What does literary success look like to you? For me, literary success is a staircase from the floor of pre authorship to the floor of authorship (as a career that makes money). I have succeeded in climbing some steps, and there are more steps to go. It... Continue Reading →


The Unitaur Stops Here

August 12,2019 What is the most difficult part of your artistic process? I love the artistic process, even the hard bits. All of it has made me a better person. I'm not sure if I can easily say what the hard bits are and what the easy bits are. I mean, writing is easy for... Continue Reading →

Leave Me and My Troll Alone

August 5,2019 What is your writing Kryptonite?   Wait a second. Why is everybody giving up their kryptonite? Aren’t we supposed to keep that locked away in a dense box surrounded with lasers in a basement with an elevator that does a full body scan and asks a series of questions on the way down?... Continue Reading →

I Just Make Things Up

July 29, 2019 What kind of research do you do, and how long do you spend researching before beginning a book? "Writing Fantasy? That's easy. You just make stuff up." That's a real sentence from a real human. So there you have it, straight from somebody else's mouth: I just make stuff up. Here's the... Continue Reading →

The Fuel of Life

Does writing energize or exhaust you? This week's Open Book question is interesting. On one hand, writing does both. It energizes me while I'm doing it, and after a writing session, I'm tired. Hard work can be like that, pleasant and tiring. I think anything worth doing, and being passionate about, is both energizing and... Continue Reading →

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