Method #164

Method #164

I’ve become obsessive over writers’ spaces, those places where authors throw wide the doors of their imagination, spread the contents of their minds out over note cards, handwritten pages, yellowed photos and found objects pinned to the walls…

SFF Writerly Note

SFF Writerly Note

Matt Staggs (writer, publicist, one-time list-keeper of SFF awesomeness at Enter the Octopus) has spawned a crowd-sourced, gothic horror, shared-world wiki based on a New England village with a hidden, haunted history. Feel free to join in on the world-building...
Would Poe Approve?

Would Poe Approve?

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. `’Tis some...

Writing and Reading Notes

I have no idea how Matt at Enter the Octopuss compiles his daily masses of links — but I’m glad that he does! The new Tor Dot Com site — it’s a blog, and a new home for original fiction — has lots of promise. Like many publishers,...

What Makes Me Stop Reading

James Alan Gardner at SF Novelists offers a nifty list of boneheaded things writers do that force him to just put the book down and walk away. I find I have a lot in common with his point of view: … a boring book doesn’t make me mad; my interest just dwindles...

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