The Romance of Decay

The first time I ever heard of acid rain was in a …Read More

Beta Readers: A First-Time Novelist’s Experience

In June, I finished the rough draft of my first novel, thereby …Read More

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An Introductory World Building Guide

‘World Building,’ is generally just a high falutin’ way of saying “setting …Read More

Majoring in History to Become a Writer

So Stephen suggested that I write out a few thoughts regarding majoring …Read More

Buxom Button-Bursting Bosoms Breasting Boobily and Other Social Justice Rhetoric

As the author of A Rambling Wreck, an alternate history science fiction …Read More

Are Today’s MFA Programs Really Worth the Investment?

This is a specific iteration of the question: should I major in …Read More

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The Oppression of Art and Ideas: Op-Ed by Mars Dorian

Freedom of expression is very dear to me. My parents were born …Read More