Two days ago I finished re-reading Creatures of Light and Darkness, then I started Asimov’s Foundation series again. A jarring and strange combination to be sure, but it gave me the idea for this short story. Read it here: The Star-Rade.
So what do I think of Linwood Vrooman Carter? His Conan stuff was not always awesome. I loved Amalric the Mangod from Flashing Swords! #1, but was quite disappointed by the sequel. It set up an epic premise and never delivered on it. The second story was a repeat of the first, same plot twist […]
I don’t plan stories. I don’t even figure out what motivates a character until it matters. These are terrible writing methods, but they are how I write. Maybe if I planned more I wouldn’t get writer’s block that lasts a whole year. Still I think that there is some value in spontaneous writing. Zelazny says […]
I’ve been reading one of the Kencyrath books, The Sea of Time. If you haven’t heard of them, go read God Stalk right now (or whenever’s convenient, I’m not picky). I found a copy at a college library book sale and read the chapter titles. I was sold when I saw a chapter called, “The […]