I stumbled into an interesting debate on the Historical Novel Society Facebook group the other day. It began with the question “what is the purpose of…
This should be interesting. Not necessarily in the usual way.
The Ship
What writers are really looking for?
Wait for it... Wait for it...
Will the machines put us out of business? No. Here's why.
There is an old saying in the software world. “It’s not a bug, it’s a feature.” The customer uses the program, finds it does not work as they expect…
Writing used to be the loneliest of the arts. Not anymore.
Storytelling today has become a complex business, full of laws and prohibitions. Transgress, we are told, and readers will be confused, dismayed, and…
What do I do with this newsletter going forward?
Our genre classification scheme is inconsistent. Can we fix it?
September, 2021