Talking Tools: Writing Basics

Talking Tools: Writing Basics

This started out as a forum post on Mythic Scribes, but a few days later the exact same issue came up on KBoards: “You guys always say ‘study the craft,’ but what does that mean, exactly?” I have had the following conversation with so many...
Stitches and Glue

Stitches and Glue

When historians look back on my writing career, they will likely concentrate on this post, right here, as the moment that I first officially pissed on the leg of the establishment. Normally when I say things like what I’m about to say, I just drop into the front...
Words and Music

Words and Music

I want to talk pacing. This is a thing that I haven’t really noticed anyone else do, although I’m sure that other writers do it, too. Maybe we all do, in our own way. I have a musical background, so I compose my books like a work of classical music. Not...