Writer’s Craft #77 – Not so much in common

John Preet lives and writes in Calgary, AB. John is a pilot, a technical writer, an animal lover, and a teacher of martial arts. In a recent response here on the Writer’s Craft, I suggested that — as an identifiable demographic — writers were high on the list of “no known associates”. Having been challenged…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #77 – Not so much in common

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Writer’s Craft #30 – Too Strange for Fiction

John Preet appeared on the Writer’s Craft earlier this year on the topic of writing a fight. He lives and writes in Calgary, AB. John is a pilot, a technical writer, a lover of big dangerous animals, and a teacher of martial arts. (Lynda) One of the odder issues I have faced is translating to…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #30 – Too Strange for Fiction

Writer’s Craft #21 – Nobody wins a fight, not even the writer

This week’s guest author is John Preet. John teaches martial arts and has military experience. (Lynda) I decided to write this after watching The Green Hornet in the same week that I read about kids trying what they saw on televised fights and getting seriously hurt. I blame popular visual media for creating a completely…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #21 – Nobody wins a fight, not even the writer