From the Webcomic Wonderland Goodreads Q&A I did a couple weeks ago: Leila wrote: “What’s so great about this story [The YoungRead more
More from the Webcomic Wonderland Goodreads Q&A I did yesterday: Ida wrote: “Hi Alex! I love both Artifice and TheRead more
There are enough examples of quality writing in genre work that there is no excuse for writing stories that can’t stand toe-to-toe with more “mainstream” work. And I believe the first step to recovery is admitting that you have a problem. Thus this series of posts on “How To Write Badly” – because knowing is half the battle.
The first shameful technique we’ll discuss is something I like to call “The Idiot Plot Device”.Read more