I’d like to start off by saying that as an author I love all my stories equally, and that there’s really no such thing as a “Top 10”, just as there would be no “Bottom 10”. After all, if I didn’t care about some of these stories I wouldn’t have wanted them in this anthology.
That being said, here are 10 of those stories that I’m really excited to share with you. Continue reading “Top 10” Stories from The Lightbulb Forest | House Blog
Last week Engen announced their next anthology – Dystopia From the Rock. This genre isn’t as widely known as their previous anthologies (I know I did a double-take), but don’t fear! If you’ve never written dystopian before, you’ve got until October 31 to learn how!
Today I’ll be offering some tips on how I write strange-to-me genres. Although I mostly stick to Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Fiction, I’m not against branching out. If I have an idea for a story, I’ll chase it wherever it’ll take me.
What follows are some of the steps I take to get myself into the mind-set of a new genre (and that I will surely be using when I try to write something dystopian):
Continue reading Tips for Writing Different Genres
Hey, could you all use a distraction? Well I sure could. It’s snowing like crazy here in Newfoundland and not only can I not go anywhere (for fear of never seeing my car again) but I’ve been worked to the bone this whole week prepping for Sci-Fi from the Rock 2016 and Exodus of Angels (the third Infinity book) both of which release April 1, 2016. Who thought two releases on the same day was a good idea? Me, for some reason.
Anyway, I could use a good distraction from all that. And in the spirit of the season, let’s run down my top 5 picks for the best books to stay inside with on Valentine’s Day… you know, in case the snow doesn’t stop and we all have to. 😉
Continue reading Top 5 Valentine’s Day Read Picks: Distractions