God Won’t Let The Climate Change: 13 Word Story

  So, I haven't done one of these in a while. In the last months of the presidential campaign and the aftermath, well, the distraction of watching this all unfold was distracting. I had trouble writing anything but deep dystopia. I managed to create some wordage, but it was a bit of a slow stretch... Continue Reading →


Holy Plot!

(This post originally appeared on my Patreon, on 30 January 2016. You can see the post there, or see why I'm on Patreon (hint: I FIGURED OUT WHAT I WANT TO DO WHEN I GROW UP YAAAY BUT OH MONEY YEAH I DON'T HAVE MUCH OF THAT STUFF) by clicking appropriately. Here or there, thanks for... Continue Reading →

Telling an Unlikely Story

A criticism of stories we often see is something in the vein of "this is too unlikely." The reader finds the story ridiculous, outlandish, contrived, unrealistic, impossible, or other things the thesaurus might suggest that mean that the reader doesn't think such events could occur, even if the story itself is fantasy or science fiction... Continue Reading →

One of Those Days…

...I have two or three of these a week. Deep breath... Doing something creative, like writing or making a mock ebook cover grousing about being annoyed, helps.  Just one more way to integrate creativity into my life. 

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