The Dumps

It’s been a hell of a month, both in meatspace and in writing, so this month’s post is going to be one of those all-arounders instead of centered on a certain theme. Apologies in advance for rambles. I haven’t bitten into Lightspeed Magazine’s People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction issue yet, but the cover is GORGEOUS…

Essential OS X Apps for Writers

Please excuse the clickbait-y title. I don’t claim to speak for #AllWriters with this post. Instead, I’m going to highlight a few Mac OS X desktop applications that I find essential to my writing process. This isn’t an exhaustive list, and I’m going to leave off mobile apps (with some exceptions) and browser extensions because…

Set It Off: My Writing Goals for 2015

My only new year’s resolution is to teach myself how to use a planner effectively. I’ve been feeling very disorganized lately, and that’s had an effect on my writing. I’ve felt as if I haven’t been writing enough, and, in my mind, what I have written hasn’t been very good. The only way for me…

Lessons About Story Crafting From Avatar: The Legend of Korra

WARNING: This post is NOT spoiler free, so if you haven’t watched Avatar: The Legend of Korra yet and you care about spoilers, stay back. Back, I say! If you’ve read this blog faithfully (or even sporadically), you might’ve picked up that I am a fan of Avatar: The Last Airbender. This next bit I say with…