July 24, 2018

Why “Just Sit Down and Write” Doesn’t Always Work

If you’ve done any prowling around internet circles, you’ve likely heard the bit of writing advice which boils down to (however it is actually phrased) “Just sit down and write”, as if, through sheer willpower, any and all obstacles keeping one’s WIP from being completed can be surmounted by placing fingers to keys and writing. To this advice, I reply in the words of Truman Capote: “That’s not writing, it’s typing”. To be fair, he said this to mock writers like Jack Kerouac and others who, for whatever reason, were not up to his snuff, but I think if we ignore this intention (death of the author, and all that), it’s actually pretty accurate.

July 12, 2018

The Styx Trilogy Book Giveaway!

From today until July 31st, you can enter for a chance to
win the entire Styx Trilogy. Enter on Tumblr or Twitter.