What does trail building have to do with world building? Brian Staveley, author of The Empire’s Ruin, joins us today to talk about the world building process for his new series and how trail building in real life translated to his fiction writing. Check it out here!
For our final guest post of Dragon Week: Tokyo Drift, we asked Fury of a Demon author Brian Naslund: What would you do if you woke up a dragon? Check out his step by step guide for what to do if YOU someday wakeup a dragon below!
How does one go about surviving a dragon encounter? Jenn Lyons, author of the Chorus of Dragons series, has a simple answer: Just don’t meet one. BUT if your dragon-y meet and greet is unavoidable, she has the following advice to give. Check out today’s Dragon Week: Tokyo Drift piece below!
Would you slap someone for a free beer? In the world of The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman, you can do just that…if the person in question is a debtor. Check out the rules on how to slap someone for a free drink below!
What’s it like to write a character that is, maybe, a little smarter than you? Ryan Van Loan, author of The Sin in the Steel and the upcoming sequel, The Justice in Revenge, talks about his experience writing super smart characters in the below guest post. Check it out here!
If you could, would you want to develop a super intelligent AI to do your bidding? Neil Sharpson, author of When the Sparrow Falls, explores why this is a BAD idea in the below guest post. Check it out now!
There’s no love lost between families, right? Rick Wilber, author of Alien Day, joins us on the blog to talk about some of his favorite sibling rivalries in SFF and how they’ve impacted the genre. Check it out here!
What is it like to have a pandemic book come out…in the middle of a pandemic? Sue Burke, author of Immunity Index, talks about her latest novel, living through a pandemic, and more in the below guest post. Check it out here!
T. L. Huchu brings ghosts, Zimbabwean magic, and mystery into an alternate Edinburgh in his new book The Library of the Dead. But how did he go about creating a new type of Edinburgh? Check out his article here!