Category: Authors

My Murdered Darling — The Time Traveler's Brother by Wendy Nikel

For today's My Murdered Darling, author Wendy Nikel talks about the difficulties in shortening The Continuum from novel to novella length, and why it was so hard to cut one […]

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My Murdered Darling — “The Crazy Flirty Lady” by Curtis C. Chen

I've roadtripped with Curtis Chen, so can vouch for the fact that he knows all about the tensions of long voyages in small confined spaces with questionable travel companions. Here […]

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Prime Writing — Elle E. Ire

Today in Prime Writing, Elle E. Ire is here to tell us about one of the more difficult tasks an author faces—making unlikeable characters likeable—and how she brought the lessons […]

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Prime Writing — Bliss Bennet

One of the most often-asked questions of a writer is "where do you get your ideas?" Sometimes, it's from a life experience. Sometimes, something as simple as an image can […]

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Kind Words: A UNHCR Fundraiser

There's only one rule that I know of, babies—God damn it, you've got to be kind. — Kurt Vonnegut The world has become distinctly unkind for a large number of […]

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Prime Writing — Shari Green

I first met Shari Green at Surrey International Writer's Conference, and am really pleased to finally be hosting her here at Prime Writing. Below, Shari discusses the long road to […]

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Pay The Writer

So apparently author Stacey Jay started up a Kickstarter, and a horde of critics descended upon her for having the temerity to include line items in her costs about "paying […]

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Books That Should Come With Liability Waivers

I received the hardcover for Brandon Sanderson's Words of Radiance for Christmas. It's a brick that could probably be used as a base support for cathedral buttresses. I immediately went […]

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Details

I just started David Mitchell's The Bone Clocks. I'm not very far into it at all, so have no opinion on the story yet, but I noticed that there's a […]

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Awards Season Reading

This past weekend I finished my awards season reading. I've pretty much spent the last 2 months reading for either the Hugos or the Auroras. This year was harder as […]

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