Veronica Scott releases her latest SF Romance – Colony Under Siege: Interstellar Plague
The rabbit analogy works because there are a zillion plot bunnies, an author can really “go down a rabbit hole”
On the changing of the naming of things
What do you call your favorite SF tropes?
What’s a rule of your world established in a previous book that complicated things for you in a later book?”
…for now the few notes and words there are reside in that bulging, never opened “Note for Stories” folder in the old beige file cabinet.
Promoting diverse authors in SF Romance
Veronica announces her latest release
A starting list for engaging with Black SF&F authors
I have to wait until the right story occurs to me or strikes my fancy
Tools and Apps beyond the keyboard
Metaphors for adding new material into a work in progress
“I wish I were a fireball…Romantic Musicals in space
I’m intensely grateful for this opportunity to write and sell my books now and for me, indie publishing is the way to go.
Do you set aside time for it each day? How do you decide what to read next?
How do you budget on the un-even income of a writer?
Tropes. Can’t live without them, can’t kill them.
Books, comics, games, television: There’s so much to do during lockdown, you may be paralyzed by choice
Murder mysteries. Perhaps reading or watching one can sublimate your desire to commit the real act
Our topic at the SFF Seven this week is: “The most difficult scene you ever wrote and why.” If I have a scene that for some reason isn’t flowing well, I remind myself that the first draft is supposed to be ugly. It’s allowed to be fragmentary and lacking details and maybe even full of […]
Who should be on your reading team?
Our theme this week is a shout out to the non-author creatives we collaborate with, or who enrich our lives. I’m going to keep my focus on the author sphere of my life and mention the wonderful Fiona Jayde. She’s always done my scifi romance covers and in the last year or so has also […]
DepositPhoto This week at the SFF Seven, we’re asking: How do you decide your world’s structure of authority and/or governance? The first thing to remember about me is that I imprinted on Andre Norton at a very young age and when it comes to the kind of science fiction I wanted to write, that […]
Are you a “Groundhog Day” writer?
Taking a break from the usual romance…
Quotes about reading. Ursula Le Guin’s is pretty cool.
Creatinig Romantic Holidays
what do you do to nourish your creative self
The top SFR covers of 2019
On the creation of fictional holidays – with an excerpt