On writing: Thank you, Ursula

Though the American holiday of Thanksgiving is long past, there's still a reason for many writers to be thankful, and it has nothing to do with Pilgrims, pumpkin pie, or U.S. history. It's a message for struggling writers, especially those dedicated to fantasy, the supernatural, and all related genres.  Next time you feel a pang … Continue reading On writing: Thank you, Ursula

On writing: Grace in the Madness

(My friends, so pleased to be able to share the following guest post generously provided by A.R. Williams, owner and sole proprietor of the very fine blog, Entropy: The Other Constant … enjoy!)  ***   "How do you know I’m mad?" said Alice. "You must be," said the Cat, "or you wouldn’t have come here.” … Continue reading On writing: Grace in the Madness

Staying up late with A.L. Kennedy

I've mentioned before how much I adore A.L. Kennedy's columns on writing in the Guardian. There are many people who post items on this topic, and not very many are successful at it. Either they sound too academic or preachy or remote from anything that we care about. But not Kennedy -- her pieces have always managed to … Continue reading Staying up late with A.L. Kennedy