Forging Stories 2: The Tools of the Trade

Ursula LeGuin has said that an artist’s job was to “put into words what cannot be put into words.”  Writers, she says, must do this with words. Using words, we must capture action, character, place, and emotion. The words that … Continue reading

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A Padawan’s Journal #40: The Last Period

What happens when you put that last period on a novel? It’s done, right? Finis. THE END. Wrong. There’s still a lot to do. After I put the last period on the very, very first draft of Shadow Games (a … Continue reading

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