Is This a Challenge?

Because if it is, every science fiction author within reading distance of this site might be inclined to take it as such. I know I am! Check out Popular Mechanics to learn more about NASA’s nuclear-powered, tunneling sensor worm – and may you write many stories which include this interesting, fantastic tool, future authors! A … Continue reading Is This a Challenge?

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Reposted: Critique: How to Use Paragraph Breaks to Guide the Reader’s Experience

Well, readers, my schedule is still full. That means I once again lack a Vocational Vivication of my own to post here. Since I am not sure yet when I will have one or more ready, for now I must eave you in K. M. Weiland's care: Critique: How to Use Paragraph Breaks to Guide … Continue reading Reposted: Critique: How to Use Paragraph Breaks to Guide the Reader’s Experience

Cursed Characters: How Powered Protagonists Are Viewed within Their Worlds

This article is the third in a five part series dealing with the pitfalls and advantages of creating superpowered characters. Parts One and Two may be read here and here. So far we have covered two items that should be considered by authors when they are creating empowered heroes. These aspects are handicaps and whether or … Continue reading Cursed Characters: How Powered Protagonists Are Viewed within Their Worlds

Reposted: 10 Advantages of Writing a Single-POV Story (What I Learned Writing Wayfarer) Email

Well, I'm sorry to say it, readers, but I couldn't get my next Vocational Vivication post up in time for this week. (Hey, they're easier to read than to write! 😉 ) For today I must leave you in K.M. Weiland's capable hands: 10 Advantages of Writing a Single-POV Story (What I Learned Writing Wayfarer) … Continue reading Reposted: 10 Advantages of Writing a Single-POV Story (What I Learned Writing Wayfarer) Email