I will confess: my Animation Mentor classes have not been going well. They haven’t been going awfully, but my work is struggling. I’ve been in an anxious panic mode lately because I’m afraid my work is not going to be nearly good enough to send out to studios. But anxious panic mode only makes the [...]
Hello April. We meet again! My short story No One Was Abendsen has now been critiqued quite a good many times and I’ve gotten a lot of good and helpful feedback, so hopefully this weekend I’ll be working on a final draft, and on Monday or Tuesday I’ll send it out to a publisher. Wish [...]
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