Reposted: How to Pick up a Pen

Take a look at this interesting article by J.D. Cowan, readers: How to Pick up a Pen "I'm not an author, I'm a writer, that's all I am. Authors want their names down in history; I want to keep the smoke coming out of the chimney." ~ Mickey Spillane It's been awhile, so let us … Continue reading Reposted: How to Pick up a Pen

Reposted: Skin for the Game

Take a look at this interesting article by J.D. Cowan, readers: Skin for the Game Over the last few days, I've been witness to some discussions that solidified a few thoughts I've had floating at the back of my head. At Wasteland & Sky we discuss art a lot, because it is both more important … Continue reading Reposted: Skin for the Game

Show, Don’t Tell: The Proper Use of Psychology in Fiction

You can’t study men, you can only get to know them. – from C.S. Lewis’ That Hideous Strength Among the many items professional writers suggest aspiring authors read in order to refine their craft, psychology likely ranks somewhere in the top ten. The reason for this is simple: men are a product of their environment, … Continue reading Show, Don’t Tell: The Proper Use of Psychology in Fiction