What Kind of Stories does Writers of the Future buy?

Recently, over on the WotF Forum, there’s been a lot of submit-o-mancy.  What does the new coordinating judge want? I think the greater question is, what does the contest want?  Yes, David Farland is master of the gate, he opens and closes the door, but then there are four more judges to please before youContinue reading “What Kind of Stories does Writers of the Future buy?”

Dragons, Anyone?: Lectures from Brandon Sanderson

Ok, this post has little to do with dragons.  But, I am here to introduce you to “Write About Dragons”–a blog dedicated to posting videos of Brandon Sanderson’s Introduction to Writing Sci-Fi and Fantasy class at BYU (its main focus is novel writing, but shorts do come up.  Eric James Stone is a guest inContinue reading “Dragons, Anyone?: Lectures from Brandon Sanderson”

Happy Thanksgiving!

For those of us that live in the US, tomorrow is Thanksgiving.  A time for family, food, and reflection. It’s good to remember that even when we think we’re in dire straights, there’s always something to appreciate.  A small kindness from a stranger, good weather, the fact that someone you love is doing well, etc.Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving!”