Why I Write Science Fiction

I often get asked the question, "Why do you write science fiction? Why not thrillers, or mysteries? Or any other genre?" That's actually a really good question. The short answer is, I do write other genres. Like most writers, my goal first and foremost is to entertain, and whether that entertainment comes out as a [...]

How To Write A Series Bible

When you present your fantasy manuscript to an agent, odds are, if he or she likes it, that agent will come back to you with a strategy to sell you as a brand. And part of that branding process inevitably involves turning your book into a series. Because let's face it, sequels are the big [...]

Three Tips For Building Fantasy Worlds “Organically”

What is "organic" worldbuilding? Something you can pick up at the local farmer's market? "I'd like one world, grown organically if you please good sir. And throw some magic tomatoes into the mix while you're at it!" Organic worldbuilding is the gradual introduction of your story world as events happen, and it's what produces salable [...]