Goals are Good…In Moderation

This morning I read a post by Philip Athans about setting Writing Goals (I’ll share the link below), but it is worth reading by everyone. By Mister Athans’s way of thinking it is important to set goals, but just as importantly we need to set goals that are attainable and we need to be flexible enough to avoid fixating on our goals to the point of sacrificing the other things in your life in order to achieve the goal. To … Continue reading


IN DEFENSE OF MULTIPLE POINTS OF VIEW

IN DEFENSE OF MULTIPLE POINTS OF VIEW. Once again, Philip Athans proves himself to be the man. If you click the link above it will take you to a post of his where he talks about the use of varying Points of View and why he thinks it is a good thing. Personally, I couldn’t agree more.  Different points of view add perspective and suspense if done right.  For years I was told to stick with third person, and I … Continue reading


THE FANTASY AUTHOR’S HANDBOOK INTERVIEW: ALAN DEAN FOSTER

Read the interview linked here. Philip Athans is worth following in his own right, but add an interview by Alan Dean Foster and you have the makings of a great blog post. THE FANTASY AUTHOR’S HANDBOOK INTERVIEW: ALAN DEAN FOSTER.