There’s plenty to say about 2018. From a political standpoint, sociological standpoint, technological standpoint, cultural standpoint… Lots and lots happened. And most of it was covered by people better suited than me. I’m kind of out of the whole analysis game these days. It’s not that I don’t care, it’s that I don’t think I have much in the way of...
Six months ago, I quit a perfectly decent well-paying job at one of the “Big Four” firms in America to write cyberpunk fiction novels. And there’s not a day that goes by where I don’t ask myself “Why do I even fucking bother?” This morning, I decided to try to figure that out, because honestly, it’s driving me a bit mad. Let me unpack the situation a...
“How do you feel?” I think it’s instinctual for people to ask that question when you tell them you’ve just finished a big project. And I’ve been asked it a dozen or so times since I put the last period on the last sentence of the Marlowe Kana Volume 4 manuscript. And in every single iteration, I’ve answered the same way: “Good. TIRED. Relieved.”...
It's easy -- even tempting -- to confuse them, but they couldn't be more different (A quick aside from the On Writing series)
No, not THAT Flo. This is the state of being inside the writing. It's hard to get into, but what you get out of it is more rewarding than anything else ever.
When something's done, let it be done and move on -- but don't call anything done until you know it's the best you can do.
I did an interview with Joe Forrest about Cyberpunk, writing for a living, culture, society, and other cool things. I hope you enjoy!
Which is worse: using a word correctly but not how people understand it, or using a word the way people understand it and being incorrect?
I created a Patreon, and I'm excited to get your feedback on it before the go-live date of May 1! And if you sign up early, you get a free book!