[Podcast] Writing – Making the Most of Self-Isolation

Coronavirus craziness has gripped the globe. How can writers make the most of all this free time? In this episode, Richie discusses a few ways writers can help people in this time of great need, as well as a few ways you can make the most of this abundance of time.

Coronavirus Craziness

If you’re holed up somewhere now, I’m sure the hours are passing slowly, and the longer it goes on, the fewer things we have to fill our time. To help you while away those isolated hours, I’m offering eBook versions of my books A Fantasy Writers Handbook and Flying on the Ground, totally free for the next five days.

Join me and the OMaM crew today for a Group AMA on r/Fantasy!

Join me and the OMaM crew today for a Group AMA on r/Fantasy! We're discussing our work, our experiences writing collaboratively, and our publisher's new and unique story structure

World-Building: Practical Tips

In this episode of The Fantasy Writers' Toolshed, JM and I tackle a source of joy and frustration for perhaps every fantasy writer: world-building. We discuss our favourite bits of advice on introducing those juicy world-building details into the story, the best times to introduce those details, and the most effective means of doing so.… Continue reading World-Building: Practical Tips

Top Tools for Writers 2019

Some of the writing tools I came across this year saved me from losing a few coins to the swear jar. Here are my top 6!

Novel News: Read The First Chapter!

Some exciting news to kick-off 2020. The first Of Metal and Magic Compendium is out and available to the eyes of the world. Even more exciting: the first six chapters of my novel are contained within its covers!

Is Reading Facing an Existential Crisis?

This is the transcript for the episode of The Fantasy Writers' Toolshed podcast of the same title. You can listen to the episode by clicking the links below.

Men Writing Women, Passive Voice, and Overused Clichés: A Look Back at 2019

It's that time of year when we look back and wonder, "What the hell have I done with the past year?"