Brittany Lyons aspires to be a psychology professor, but decided to take some time off from grad school to help people learn to navigate the academic lifestyle. She currently lives in Spokane, Washington, where she spends her time reading science fiction and walking her dog. Writing What You Know From development to revision and workshop…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #61 – Writing What You Know
S. A. Bolich’s first novel, Firedancer, was published by Sky Warrior Books in 2011, to be followed by Windrider in 2012 and Seaborn in 2013. Her short fiction has appeared in such venues as Beneath Ceaseless Skies, On Spec, Damnation Books, and the anthologies No Man’s Land (Defending the Future IV) and Wolfsongs 2. She…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #60 – Digital is Dandy
Justine Graykin is a writer and free-lance philosopher sustained by her deep, abiding faith in Science and Humanity — well, Science, anyway –- and the belief that humor is the best anti-gravity device. Find her work and bloggings at justinegraykin.com I once heard a famous director advise a group of aspiring filmmakers, “If you’re a…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #59 – Women with Clean Houses Don’t Write Epic Novels
The application period for the 2012 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop at UC San Diego officially opened on December 1, and will remain open until March 1. If you’ve been thinking about applying, start tapping on those keys now. We’ve got a wonderful faculty waiting in the wings, featuring Jeffrey Ford, Marjorie Liu,…… Continue reading Interview: Ted Chiang
Heather Ray Bax studied English and Classics at the University of Alberta before pursuing a graduate degree in Library and Information Science at the University of Western Ontario. She currently works at Simon Fraser University and the New Westminster Public Library. Heather is the author of The Charm Tree, book one of the Shansymoon Series,…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #57 – Is There Such a Thing as Over-Editing?