The Writer’s Craft #41 – A Boy Who Dreams of Saving the World

Michell Plested has been reading Science Fiction and Fantasy since he was six years old and writing for almost as long. He is an author, blogger and podcaster living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He writes in multiple genres spending most of his time with Science Fiction, Fantasy and YA Adventure. He is the host of…… Continue reading The Writer’s Craft #41 – A Boy Who Dreams of Saving the World

Spec Tech: Of Mucus, Bile, and the Indigestibility of Wood (or What We Talk About When We Talk About the Digestive System)

There’s the old saying: you are what you eat. Part of this guilt-inducing suggestion is that you should pay attention to what you ingest, eat more healthily, because your food will become part of you. But hidden within this message is something much more basic, ancient, and largely unacknowledged, namely that all life is made…… Continue reading Spec Tech: Of Mucus, Bile, and the Indigestibility of Wood (or What We Talk About When We Talk About the Digestive System)

The Writer’s Craft #40: Oh Brother! (Or Sister)

Faith Van Horne is a writer of speculative fiction living in the Midwest. Her novelette, All Hope Lost, will be available from Escape Collective Publishing on October 10th. You can see what she’s up to at her blog, faithvanhorne.blogspot.com. When I started writing stories, my main characters were usually raised as only children, or spoke…… Continue reading The Writer’s Craft #40: Oh Brother! (Or Sister)