Writing nonfiction, interviewing

As I dive further into the world of writing nonfiction, one thing is becoming clear. Interviewing people as someone with social anxiety sucks so hard.  What the hell was I thinking, putting myself in a position where I was going to have to like, talk to people? As a professional?! Okay, all that aside, conductingContinue reading “Writing nonfiction, interviewing”

Nonfiction, not a school essay!

Writing nonfiction often gets a bad reputation. Lots of authors think it lacks the creativity and storytelling of fiction.  And I blame the public education system.  English class taught me to love books and hate nonfiction writing. It kind of made me hate writing anything I was going to turn in for a while untilContinue reading “Nonfiction, not a school essay!”

Announcing a brand new scifi/horror podcast

As you might have noticed, we’re more than halfway through 2021. And I, gasp, haven’t launched a book yet.  For those of you keeping track, I’ve launched a book every year for the past five years. Often, more than one.  Well, I have some bad news and some good news, you guys. The bad newsContinue reading “Announcing a brand new scifi/horror podcast”

Writing nonfiction, Planning

Writing a nonfiction book is a world away from writing a fiction book. As I travel this brand new terrain, I’m taking you along for the ride. Don’t forget to read part one of this series, Research, if you missed it.  Today we’re talking about one of my favorite parts of writing a nonfiction book,Continue reading “Writing nonfiction, Planning”

Writing Nonfiction-Research

Most of you know me as a speculative fiction author and blogger. But I’m much more than that. I am a Gemini after all, duality is in my very being. So I am a speculative fiction author and a blogger. But I’m also a critic and podcaster. And as if that weren’t enough, I’ve decidedContinue reading “Writing Nonfiction-Research”

Why The Good Place Works

I know, I’m behind. But I finally just watched all of The Good Place in the span of like, a week. I went into it knowing almost nothing about the show. I knew it was about ‘the good place’. That was it. If you’ve never seen the show before, click away now. Because you don’tContinue reading “Why The Good Place Works”