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How To: 10 Writing “Rules” We Wish More Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Would Break

Reblogged from gizmodo ~ Charlie Jane Anders . Science fiction and fantasy are genres where almost anything can happen — as long as the author can make it seem plausible, and as long as it’s part of a good story. But that doesn’t mean there are no rules. If anything, the fact that these genres… Continue reading How To: 10 Writing “Rules” We Wish More Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Would Break

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Hints and Tips: Advice from Literary Agents

The Worst Ways to Begin Your Novel: Advice from Literary Agents by CHUCK SAMBUCHINO AUGUST 6, 2013 This column is excerpted from Guide to Literary Agents, from Writer’s Digest Books. No one reads more prospective novel beginnings than literary agents. They’re the ones on the front lines, sifting through inboxes and slush piles. And they can… Continue reading Hints and Tips: Advice from Literary Agents

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Reblog: Top Ten Bits of Writing Advice That You Should Ignore

Reblogged from: The Strand Magazine ~ Lest anyone be offended by my thoughts below, understand that the following are my opinions as they apply to me and my writing. I believe all writers should form their own opinions on writing advice. There is not “one” way to write. Advise yourself. But be sure you consider… Continue reading Reblog: Top Ten Bits of Writing Advice That You Should Ignore