- Rule 3. Read. A lot. Of anything.
- Rule 2. “Write what you know” doesn’t mean you can’t write about mountain climbing just because you’re not a mountain climber. It means do some research so your characters can fake being a mountain climbers.
- Rule 1. To be a writer you must actually write. Well…duh.
- Good-Bye Yellow Brick Road
- Far Fetched Fables – Avarice
Monthly Archives: May 2015
People always come up to me and ask, “Michael, how do you come up with those great story titles?” I usually reply with, “Michael? Please call me Mike. [..]
Writers tend to be very protective of their stories, sometimes overprotective. They are their creations, their babies, coddled from birth, guided to maturity through tears and joy until [..]
Writers tend to be humble, even embarrassed about their craft. In particular genre writers who are generally looked down upon by the literati, even though the majority of [..]
From the home office in Saint-Louis-du-Ha! Ha!, Quebec, the top ten reasons Mike hates quotes at the beginning of a short story. 10. Just a chance to prove [..]
Modern Western Society is impatient. It’s part of our modern day culture. We want everything now, or faster. Writing is the antithesis to this. Writing takes time to [..]