Tag: Ayn Rand
This article was printed in our newspaper today by Michael Gerson: Ayn Rand’s adult-onset adolescence The article touches on quite a few things, but I really wanted to comment on one thing, because it shows that Gerson might need to check his premises. He writes: Rand developed this philosophy at the length of Tolstoy, with [...]
Animation this week It’s been kind of a meh week so far. My sleep cycle, which was already all out of whack, has become even more out of whack because I have to wake up at 7 AM to take care of some neighbor’s dogs. Which I don’t mind doing, it just messes up your [...]
I recently finished a novelette of around 11,400 words. (I’m using the SFWA‘s definition of a novelette: a story between 7,500 and 17,500 words.) I think that’s the longest work I’ve ever written and actually finished. The story is called Dreamgiver, and you might be able to guess what it’s about: a man has the [...]
Posted: March 6th, 2009 under Non-fiction books, Writing.
Tags: Ayn Rand, Characters and Viewpoint, Dreamgiver, How to Write Science Fiction and Fantasy, No One Was Abendsen, Orson Scott Card, The Art of Fiction, The Art of Nonfiction