Category: Writing Craft

Pantsers vs. Plotters

With me starting at Camp NaNoWriMo on July 1st I thought that I should explain the difference between these two story methods, and what I do or don’t. “Pantsers” This is an expression, short for “writing by the seat of your pants”. A writer goes into a project with nothing planned and just writes what […]

8 Important Steps I Follow to Write a Book a Year

I haven’t yet succeeded in doing this, but it’s worth my consideration. This is my first Guest Post as well, and it needed some editing: I have few business ventures that are as rewarding as writing a book. Please don’t interpret that in financial terms; most any business author will tell you that getting rich […]

Science Fiction vs Science Fantasy

There’s a difference between these two genres, and it’s a difference that I learn more every day. I called myself a science fiction writer, but I’m really the latter.   They share a similarity, in that their original genesis is a basis in scientific concepts — but that’s where they diverge. Good stories are the […]

Steampunk list

Here are references to get you into the genre: Books http://steampunkworkshop.com/nine-novels-defined-steampunk/ Games – Video Only https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Steampunk_video_games All Games – Roleplaying Too http://steampunk.wikia.com/wiki/List_of_Steampunk_Games This list includes Space: 1899. The original game is out of print, but I took part in a Kickstarter for the new version. Contact the project runners to find out if you can […]

Steampunk Omission

I forgot to mention an important aspect of Steampunk yesterday. It’s very important because it’s an element very common to all aspects of the genre: Both in terms of the visual style and the mannerisms of the genre, the basis is the Victorian era. So: many of the adult males have mutton chops or long handlebar […]

What is Steampunk?

There has been a large wave of fandom for this in the past few years. There’s even an anthology of comics (I tried for it; unfortunately I was early in my learning of the Scrivener app and, as a result, I blew it). With all of the popularity I will still try to explain it. […]

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