Tag Archive: rules for writing

PREVIEW: Comic anthology, volume 2

A few weeks back I revealed the first preview page for my upcoming comic anthology, the second volume of Pitched. Well guess what, kids? Here’s another preview for you. Those of you who read “The Bugs Are All Right” in the first one might recognize the characters and artist… Click image for full-sized Click image for full-sized Big thanks to Lee Flowers for coming on board and doing the lettering. He designed that logo, too. I think it looks great. Once again you’re going to see a pretty diverse selection of stories and artists. The two previews I’ve posted so far are from folks who were involved in the first collection. Most of what is still to come will be all new. Hope you enjoy…
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Sound advice for aspiring writers

A fellow Eric brought these links to my attention and I thought they were well worth sharing. There is a wealth of advice here, and while not all of it will be applicable to you, if your aim is to write you’ll want to read these and take 90 percent of ’em to heart. The Guardian first gives us Ten Rules For Writing Fiction, as offered by noteworthies like Neil Gaiman and Elmore Leonard. They followed it up with Ten More Rules, bringing folks like Michael Moorcock and ian Rankin into the fray. The vast majority of this advice is good, sound, reasonable, and damned difficult to learn. Take this stuff to heart NOW rather than learn it after years and years of slogging through…
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