- Trek vs. Traffic
- Rule 12. Don’t Look Back
- Rule 11. Not everything you write is gold. Sometimes it’s crap. Unless you’re Midas, then even your crap is gold, but only if you touch it. Stop touching your crap. That’s weird.
- Rule 10. Rejection is now your life. Get used to it.
- Rule 9. Always carry a knife…for editing.
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 [..]