Month: January 2015

An imagined future news story at Daily Science Fiction

As a reader, I’m so grateful for Daily Science Fiction. Five mornings a week, I wake up to a brand new story, and more than any other short fiction market out there, it covers the range of speculative fiction. It isn’t limited by subgenre…

Unlikely Influences: What Rebecca Schwarz learned about structure from football

Unlikely Influences is a series of weekly blog posts about how science fiction and fantasy writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. This week’s installment is by Rebecca…

Unlikely Influences: What Steve Bein learned from martial arts, part 1

Unlikely Influences is a series of weekly blog posts about how science fiction and fantasy writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. Most are from guest authors, but I’ll pop in from time to time too. This week’s installment is by novelist…

Unlikely Influences: What I learned about character from John Prine

This is the first in a series of weekly blog posts about how science fiction and fantasy writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places. I’ll include some guest posts in the series too. ◊ I’ve been listening to John Prine since…