About Writing

Many of the topics below were originally posted on my Blog. When that was restructured, these more permanent materials were brought over here, while the Blog itself focuses more on current affairs. These are based on my experiences and opinions as a self-pub author, and give an insiders' view of the thinking processes (or lack thereof) behind the writing craft. These are priceless insights: worth every penny you paid for them.

The Spec Fi Writer's Fighting Cheer

Cogitate! Meditate! Speculate! Rah!
Analyze! Hypothesize! Sis! Boom! Bah!
Spell check! Punctuate! Edit it some more!
Then stick it in an envelope and get it out the door!


Understanding Genre Forms

Developing Stories

Writing Technique

Building Word Count

Writing Skills

Manuscript Preparation


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