During November last year I took part in NaNoWriMo and wrote the first 50k of a book. One of the things I really struggled with during writing this was really knowing what to write and where. There are some people who an pants writing a novel well, for the most part I didn't do bad … Continue reading Fictioneering & Planning and Preparation
NEW PORTION IN BOLD Join us for a progressive writing experiment! Laura from www.todaysdose.wordpress.com and Simon from Planet Simon came up with the idea that we work together on a story 'seed' and let it out into the blogoshpere she has begun the story with only a few paragraphs and a title, I've added a little … Continue reading The Cabin
In the world of writing especially in science fiction and fantasy, creating world that are different and interesting can be a challenge that can yield great rewards. The whole idea is to do something different, wonderful, terrible something that gives the story and the characters within it the right setting for their adventures. What kind … Continue reading Fictioneering and creating worlds
Fictioneering is a term I thought up when I was trying to think of a way to describe the process of creating fictional characters, worlds, and concepts that can be used in my story telling. While I thought it up in my own mind I was gutted to find it was already in use. But … Continue reading What’s Fictioneering and where does it come from?
Sacha Black is on the cusp of publishing her first book - 13 Steps to Evil and she needs your help! Look at this and see what all the hubbub is about and support this amazing fledgling author! 13-steps-to-evil-is-coming-arc-street-team-request Please? Simon 😊
Arthur C Clarke is a person that I can say definitely inspired into me a deep love of science fiction. As a child I was always intrigued by the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. I didn't watch the film I was older and I could understand the story line. Once I had, I was gripped (the … Continue reading Arthur C Clarke