Writing Tip — Guest Blogger, Michelle L. Levigne

Michelle L. Levigne has returned to talk about her steampunk story in Christmas fiction off the beaten path. Welcome back, Michelle! What inspired you to write “Crystal Christmas”, a steampunk story set in Cleveland, 1878? Spend enough time with characters and they feel like friends. I want their story to keep going.  “Crystal Christmas” is the next… Continue Reading →

The Fandom Method of Worldbuilding

My friend author/editor Michelle L. Levigne is back to give advice on writing speculative fiction. Michelle has written books in almost every genre but her favorites are science fiction and fantasy. She writes about the fandom method of worldbuilding as a way for budding speculative fiction writers to learn the rules of the genre. Take… Continue Reading →

Writing Tip — Imagery

The lesson I learned from P.G. Wodehouse is that a vivid description, especially a humorous one, not only makes the subject come alive but also makes it memorable. Mr. Wodehouse was a master at creating with imagery that crystallizes a character or a situation. Here are some of my favorites: He “looked as if he… Continue Reading →

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