Posts Tagged ‘Clarion West’

I hear from the wonderful Neile Graham that acceptances have gone out to the Clarion West Class of 2012. This year’s instructor lineup looks amazing: Mary Rosenblum, Hiromi Goto, George R.R. Martin, Connie Willis, Kelly Link and Gavin Grant, and Chuck Palahniuk. This time last year, when I received my Class of 2011 acceptance, my heart was split between maniacal glee […]

Everybody already knows what Hemingway said: all writers need a good bullshit detector. But what if I told you that all your characters needed good bullshit detectors too? Okay, maybe that’s overstating things. Some characters need to be dense, always catching on last. Terry Bisson even wrote that it may help to make your POV […]

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Today in lieu of an update here I’m doing a guest post at Grasping For The Wind about “Misdirection in Worldbuilding.” Big up to John Ottinger for featuring me. Also, “Cold Embrace,” the vampires-in-space story I wrote for the 4th week of Clarion West, is now up at Ray Gun Revival. Tomorrow, check back here […]