Writing Process: Building Sandcastles

The second half of my ‘Writing Habits and Processes’ post for Nicole Murphy is now live. Such a great series — so glad I could be a part of it. Do you have a different process for writing short stories versus novels? The content is certainly different — the novel’s world is more detailed, descriptions are…… Continue reading Writing Process: Building Sandcastles

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So You Want to Write for A Franchise, Or Thanks for My New Kitchen, Mr Lucas: In the Lair with Karen Miller and Sean Williams

As readers of this column know, we regularly and without thought of consequences, kidnap our guests by means of a malfunctioning vortex manipulator. The problem with doing this to people who write Star Wars novels is that they tend to have their own working lightsabres. So we simply chose to politely ask Karen Miller and…… Continue reading So You Want to Write for A Franchise, Or Thanks for My New Kitchen, Mr Lucas: In the Lair with Karen Miller and Sean Williams

Tuesday Therapy: Write for Yourself

This week’s Tuesday Therapy session comes to you via Karen Miller, prolific storyteller extraordinaire. By now, most of you probably already know and love Karen’s work — whether it’s her epic fantasies or her Star Wars  and Stargate novels. With fifteen books published since 2005 — that’s right, I said fifteen books in roughly five…… Continue reading Tuesday Therapy: Write for Yourself