Writer’s Craft #129 Best Humour Arises from Character

Your host, Lynda Williams, is the author of the Okal Rel Saga (Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing) and editor of the Okal Rel Legacies series (Absolute Xpress). She also works as Learning Technology Manager for Simon Fraser University and teaches an introductory web development course at BCIT. For a list of Okal Rel titles…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #129 Best Humour Arises from Character

Writer’s Craft #128 – Beyond “Crack” Literature: Valuing Complexity in Entertainment

Your host, Lynda Williams, is the author of the Okal Rel Saga (Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing) and editor of the Okal Rel Legacies series (Absolute Xpress). She also works as Learning Technology Manager for Simon Fraser University and teaches an introductory web development course at BCIT. For a list of Okal Rel titles…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #128 – Beyond “Crack” Literature: Valuing Complexity in Entertainment

Writer’s Craft # 127 – Writing Space Travel

Michelle Murrain is a science fiction writer who has published seven novels. Her novels are largely hard science fiction, and incorporate social, political, and spiritual topics. She lives in Northern California. I’m a hard science fiction author. Proudly, even. As much as I love to ponder social structures, like relationships, culture and family, explore political…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 127 – Writing Space Travel

Writer’s Craft # 126 – Treasures on Paper

Holly Jennings writes speculative fiction from her home in Tecumseh, Ontario. She has appeared in Daily Science Fiction, AE Sci-Fi Canada, and elsewhere. For more, visit http://www.hnjennings.com or follow her as she attempts to understand twitter @HollyN_Jennings. When Lynda first asked me to write an article about the richness of writing in notebooks, I felt…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 126 – Treasures on Paper

Writer’s Craft # 125 – A whole new villain

Anne E. Johnson celebrates the release of Blue Diamond Delivery, sequel to her humorous, noir-inspired science fiction novel Green Light Delivery from Candlemark & Gleam Publishing. She writes speculative and historical fiction for adults and children, and has had over thirty short stories published in The Future Fire, Shelter of Daylight, Drunk Monkeys, and elsewhere.…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 125 – A whole new villain

Writer’s Craft # 124 – The Need For Speed

Kristene is a former professional stunt performer for film and television (as Kristene Kenward) and self-described ‘fishing goddess’. Pathologically nomadic, she has lived in Japan, Costa Rica, the Cook Islands, and a very tiny key in the Bahamas, just to name a few. Her stories have appeared in Denizens of Darkness, Canadian Storyteller Magazine, The…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft # 124 – The Need For Speed

Writer’s Craft #123 – Reviews and Drawing the Line

Barbara Galler-Smith lives in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She’s an award winning author, a long-time member of Edmonton’s largest speculative fiction writers group, The Cult of Pain, and co-founder of a group designed for emerging speculative fiction writers called The Scruffies. She’s also a Fiction Editor for On Spec: The Canadian Magazine of the Fantastic. Along…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #123 – Reviews and Drawing the Line