It was screwy, but no screwier than most things people got interested in:...– Ursula K. Le Guin, The Beginning Place. I just reread this for the first time since I — if I’m remembering correctly — discovered it in my elementary school library. I’m slightly boggled, but not really surprised, to see how much went over my head when I read it as a kid.
Small collection of posts on writing comics
Folks have asked, so here are all the posts I’ve done about writing comics: Getting a robot to make you a sandwich and other tips for writing comics More tips on writing comics: what artists wish you wouldn’t do, part one What artists wish you wouldn’t do, part two What artists wish you wouldn’t do, part three And a little post on choosing on whether a particular...
Advancing to retreat, or vice versa
It is almost time for the annual BG Literary client retreat, and I am excited. It’s a retreat for writers, yes. But it’s not a retreat that is primarily about solitary, quiet writing time — although it is always okay to remove yourself from the group to take that time. It’s primarily about community. Learning from each other. Getting the chance to, whatever else you need...