Writer’s Craft #105

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 This agent loved the samples I’d sent, read through one manuscript and praised it to…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #105

Writer’s Craft #93 Sex in the Skiffy

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 am reading Mary Doria Russell’s SciFi novel The Sparrow, and came across a brief…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #93 Sex in the Skiffy

Writer’s Craft #70 – The Perils of the Writers Group

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 Joining a group is the essential antidote to the classic isolation of being a writer.…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #70 – The Perils of the Writers Group

Writer’s Craft #62 – Time Travel Rant

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 January’s theme for Broad Universe’s podcasts was “Time Travel”, a subject that always sets my…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #62 – Time Travel Rant

Writer’s Craft #59 – Women with Clean Houses Don’t Write Epic Novels

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

Writer’s Craft #16 – Making a Statement

Making a statement through your characters Do you express your values through your characters? Author Justine Graykin gives us her take on the question, below, as this week’s guest writer. Please share your thoughts about the question, with or without examples from your writing. (lynda) by Justine Graykin The protagonist reflects, the antagonist rants. The…… Continue reading Writer’s Craft #16 – Making a Statement