I like to get ten pages a day, which amounts to 2,000 words. That’s 180,000 words over a three-month span, a goodish length for a book — something in which the reader can get happily lost, if the tale is… Read more

startledoctopus: ronibravo: i started writing original fiction because of a comment i got on a house md fic i wrote when i was 12 years old. someone said “this is out of character, house and wilson would never act like this.”… Read more

startledoctopus: ronibravo: i started writing original fiction because of a comment i got on a house md fic i wrote when i was 12 years old. someone said “this is out of character, house and wilson would never act like this.”… Read more

The novel’s spirit is the spirit of complexity. Every novel says to the reader: “Things are not as simple as you think.” That is the novel’s eternal truth, but it grows steadily harder to hear amid the din of easy,… Read more

The novel’s spirit is the spirit of complexity. Every novel says to the reader: “Things are not as simple as you think.” That is the novel’s eternal truth, but it grows steadily harder to hear amid the din of easy,… Read more

writingmemes: by Tom Gauld Image transcript: The Indecisive Novelist’s Characters Converse… Person 1: Hello, Brian!Person 2 I’m not Brian anymore. In this draft, I’m Ben. I was Susan for a while, but let’s not get into that.Person 1: I’m still… Read more

writingmemes: by Tom Gauld Image transcript: The Indecisive Novelist’s Characters Converse… Person 1: Hello, Brian!Person 2 I’m not Brian anymore. In this draft, I’m Ben. I was Susan for a while, but let’s not get into that.Person 1: I’m still… Read more

bigbraingene: 60 Awesome Search Engines for Serious Writers Finding the information you need as a writer shouldn’t be a chore. Luckily, there are plenty of search engines out there that are designed to help you at any stage of the… Read more

bigbraingene: 60 Awesome Search Engines for Serious Writers Finding the information you need as a writer shouldn’t be a chore. Luckily, there are plenty of search engines out there that are designed to help you at any stage of the… Read more

motherfuckinunicornking: “It simply isn’t a story worth telling if there aren’t any dragons.” That’s a fair point.