Tag: motivation

  • Switching Between Victorian Steampunk and Lunar SciFi

    This week, I welcome +AmyBeth Inverness back to Worldbinding to talk about how she manages to switch between Victorian steampunk and lunar science fiction without losing her mind! As you all know, I love the entire spectrum of speculative fiction. I’m preparing to write a secondary-world fantasy while fully expecting my editor to pop back in…

  • Six-Month Checkup: 2014 Edition

    I can’t believe the year is already halfway through! I’ve got some news to report about The Ageless, my post-apocalyptic futuristic sci-fi with fantasy elements, as well as the new novel I’ve only just begun. The Ageless: Beta Readers Not long after I created the Gantt chart I mentioned in my 2014 Writing and Publishing…

  • Why I Avoided Reading Female Authors

    Why I Avoided Reading Female Authors

    In 2012, I read a ratio of 2:1 male to female authors in the speculative fiction genre. 2013 was nearly as skewed. Based on my terrible track record of reading an equal number of books by men vs. women, I’ve decided to make 2014 the year of the female SFF author. Isn’t that sexist, you…