Category Archives: XPosting on Writing

SiWC Post 1: Power Editing with Robert Dugoni, and a Book Giveaway!

This past weekend was mega busy, and oh so fun.  I volunteered at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference, and worked my butt off for them.  In exchange, I got to pseudo-attend the conference. I went to a masterclass, panels, and … Continue reading

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Kells and Reasons for Rejection

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  The Book Of Kells is free on iTunes today.  I don’t know a thing about it, but I will soon enough.  Enjoy! And today, author Michael J. Sullivan posted some interesting insights from another author, Marion … Continue reading

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Remove Head from Sand

I get so focused on writing that I forget to see what else is going on.  There’s a ton of great blogs out there, and I don’t read them as much as I should (if you’re reading mine, you have … Continue reading

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Victory Hot Chocolate: The Melting of Kings

So I made those marshmallows, and they turned out great! Making Marshmallows. Cut them into cubes with scissors. Melting into the hot chocolate… One for Aaron too.  🙂 *Gloop!* Perfect A great way to end the week.  It was brain … Continue reading

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Clearing the Pallet, and an AMA

I’m in the middle of a short story, one which will go to On Spec before their submission period closes (Jan 15th!).  It’s an update of an idea that got me down the path of short stories, and I’m enjoying … Continue reading

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“Why Stories Should Never Begin At The Beginning”: A Xpost by Chuck Wendig

Why Stories Should Never Begin At The Beginning. He makes his point quickly, and he makes it well. “The point is that I got to the fucking point.”   Just give it a read.  It’s fast and it stabs right … Continue reading

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Pals of the Pen Variety

I got myself some pen pals!  So far I’ve written two letters (hand written) on the topics of the destruction of mankind, and the colonization of space.  I’m expecting the first letters from two others, for a total of four … Continue reading

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Weekly Top Lists and Polls!

Hey guys.  Sorry I’ve been bad about updating; it just feels like I can only post “I’m working on it” so many times.  😉  But yeah, the manuscript is done.  I’m now waiting for my beta readers to get back … Continue reading

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12PAX: Coming at it as a Writer

This was my first PAX. For those not in the know, PAX is Penny Arcade Expo, a gaming convention.  It spanned the three days over the Labour Day long weekend, and had many things that interested me. I went to … Continue reading

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Prometheus, Prometheus

If you’ve had enough of Prometheus, skip ahead to the picture of a pretty flower. Oh Prometheus.  Such promise, such potential. The visuals were stunning, the sound design absolutely fantastic, and the acting tremendous (having a crush on an android is … Continue reading

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