Writing Through the Gloom

Here’s a quote from another fantastic guest post on Chuck Wendig’s website. This one’s from Michael J. Martinez, and it’s about how to write while the world burns: So my own answer is to get down to it and create the adventures that my readers seem to like from my work, all while making sure…

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Worldbuilding as Afterthought

There’s a guest post up on Chuck Wendig’s website that begins as follows: I think Tolkien is one of the most toxic influences on speculative fiction.  It’s not because of his dodgy racial overtones in making all the orcs dark, degenerate Elves, or the way he pounded Tom Bombadil’s godawful Vogon poetry into our eardrums.…

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Fear the Forums – Part 3: Blink

Recap: I want to expand the audience for my books and games. Marketing is an essential function of being a writer and publisher in the 21st century. This means getting better at social media. For tabletop roleplaying games, it also includes participation in groups and forums. While this appears to be conventional wisdom, I question…

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Fear the Forums – Part 2: Tribes

Recap: I want to expand the audience for my books and games. Marketing is an essential function of being a writer and publisher in the 21st century. This means getting better at social media. For tabletop roleplaying games, it also includes participation in groups and forums. While this appears to be conventional wisdom, I question…

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Fear the Forums – Part 1: Deep Work

Here’s the situation: I want to expand the audience for my books and games. Marketing is an essential function of being a writer and publisher in the 21st century. This means getting better at social media. For tabletop roleplaying games, it also includes participation in groups and forums. While this appears to be conventional wisdom,…

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