Being a Better Writer: Writing for Interactive Stories

Welcome back readers! It’s going to be a great week here on the site. More stuff coming, as usual. Follow-ups to prior posts, feedback … Basically, there’s a lot going on at the moment, so expect to see quite a bit of that on display here as the days come along! Okay, rather than spend … Continue reading Being a Better Writer: Writing for Interactive Stories

Being a Better Writer: Red Herrings

Welcome back readers! It’s Monday again, and you know what that means. But first, some news. For starters, Shadow of an Empire continues to do well both in sales and in reviews. It’s a Fantasy-Western, so it doesn’t quite appeal to everyone, but those who have picked it up have loved it, and it’s sitting nicely … Continue reading Being a Better Writer: Red Herrings

Being a Better Writer: Writing About Injuries

Hello readers, and welcome to … Topic. List. Eleven! Okay, so it’s probably not such a big deal for those of you who are newcomers or aren’t sitting on my end of the keyboard, but on this side knowing that I’ve made it through ten of these sheets of paper with Being a Better Writer topics on … Continue reading Being a Better Writer: Writing About Injuries

Being a Better Writer: Writing an Anti-Hero

Well, it’s Wednesday! And here I am with the promised Being a Better Writer post! Plus, as you can likely guess, I survived the MRI of my knee! Now I’m just waiting for the doctor to give me a call and let me know what’s up. In other, closer to BaBW-related news, however, there are changes coming! … Continue reading Being a Better Writer: Writing an Anti-Hero

Being a Better Writer: Why Writers Should Play Games

I’m back! Yup, got my replacement ethernet port installed and I’m back in business. I actually did get a pretty good amount of writing done too. Two weeks without internet notwithstanding, as Jungle isn’t in any position at the moment where it requires internet. Okay, well, it required some worldbuilding documents on Google Docs, but those I could … Continue reading Being a Better Writer: Why Writers Should Play Games

Being a Better Writer: Tragedy and Hubris

“All the honors go to the tragedian for chewing up the scenery, while the comedian, who has to be much more subtle to be funny, is just loudly criticized when he doesn’t come through.” —Attributed to Edmund Gwenn Welcome back, readers! It’s Monday here, which means that it’s time for another Being a Better Writer post! Even … Continue reading Being a Better Writer: Tragedy and Hubris

Random Musings on Star Trek: Beyond

Nothing serious here, readers. Just some thoughts from this morning that were kicked off by an only tangentially-related internet thread. But first, gotta pause for the advertisement. That’s how this works, right? Get it out of the way early! And that advertisement is: Don’t forget the Rolling Sale! Colony is 63% off right now, and you’ll … Continue reading Random Musings on Star Trek: Beyond

Classic Being a Better Writer: Foes

It’s time for another Classic Being a Better Writer post! New? Just arrived here from Google? Or maybe Bing? Nervously moving your cursor toward the back button and wondering whether or not you found the right place? Well, if you’re looking for good books to read or—in this posts’ case—advice on how to write them, you’re in … Continue reading Classic Being a Better Writer: Foes