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Signs of Fiction

Systems, No Stress

Systems, No Stress

I track my time with a timekeeping tool and monitor my progress with a spreadsheet. Without such systems, I'd be perpetually stressed, always worried about meeting my deadlines, and fearful...

Systems, No Stress

I track my time with a timekeeping tool and monitor my progress with a spreadsheet. Without such systems, I'd be perpetually stressed, always worried about meeting my deadlines, and fearful...

Common Stages of Writing Fiction

Common Stages of Writing Fiction

As I am very interested in the process of writing fiction, I spent a few hours searching and synthesizing various articles and diagrams depicting the stages of fiction writing.

Common Stages of Writing Fiction

As I am very interested in the process of writing fiction, I spent a few hours searching and synthesizing various articles and diagrams depicting the stages of fiction writing.

They Is a Problem

They Is a Problem

As writers, we read our work aloud and have it read back to us by text-to-speech tools to catch all the different ways the text doesn't flow or sounds confusing....

They Is a Problem

As writers, we read our work aloud and have it read back to us by text-to-speech tools to catch all the different ways the text doesn't flow or sounds confusing....

How do we deal with change?

How do we deal with change?

I was fifteen when I immersed myself in the vast ring world of Larry Niven, treaded across Frank Herbert's spice-laden dunes, and traveled with Michael Moorcock to the end time....

How do we deal with change?

I was fifteen when I immersed myself in the vast ring world of Larry Niven, treaded across Frank Herbert's spice-laden dunes, and traveled with Michael Moorcock to the end time....

Comps? What comps?

Comps? What comps?

"Comps" is short for comparable authors. Which successful writers have a target audience similar to yours? Knowing your comps means awareness of your market, understanding your reader's expectations, and being up-to-date...

Comps? What comps?

"Comps" is short for comparable authors. Which successful writers have a target audience similar to yours? Knowing your comps means awareness of your market, understanding your reader's expectations, and being up-to-date...

Jurgen Appelo

"Maintenance is how the universe curbs productive people."