Stocking Stuffers: 13 Writing Tips From Chuck... →
chuckpalahniuk: Two years ago, when I wrote the first of these essays it was about my “egg timer method” of writing. You never saw that essay, but here’s the method: When you don’t want to write, set an egg timer for one hour (or half hour) and sit down to write until the timer rings. If you still hate writing, you’re free in an hour. But usually, by the time that alarm rings, you’ll be so...
sketches + story: Some explanation on number 9... →
storyshots: So this is getting a lot of play (full list of 22 here on this blog) #9: When you’re stuck, make a list of what WOULDN’T happen next. Lots of times the material to get you unstuck will show up. Actually this one was the prompt for the short film I’m finishing up right now. I heard something… THAT is a good idea.
Science Fiction Author Neal Stephenson is... →
I’ve wanted somebody to do this for years!
Indistinguishable From Magic: Dresden Codak's... →
dresdencodak: The Premise - I wanted to make an X-Men reboot that plays to the strength of the concepts, namely growing up as a teenager, dealing with those who are different and how to deal with those who hate you. The primary change in my setting is that the mutations have a clear sci-fi foundation…
Ray Bradbury gives 12 pieces of advice to young... →
R.I.P. Ray Bradbury