Put weather in. - Joseph Hansen Every now and then, something will trigger an image in my mind for a scene. It could be a snippet of conversation on tv, or a song, even a bird. And usually, I get the setting as well: Time of day, what the weather is, urban or rural. I … Continue reading How’s the Weather?
Found on io9 this morning, an article about the writing habits of sci-fi authors, one of whom, Isaac Asimov, is my idol. I light candles at his picture. My parents met him once at a company party where my dad worked in the '60s (and yes, I realize I'm dating myself here. So be it). … Continue reading Writing Habits of Sci-Fi Authors
I named this blog after a quote from Ring Lardner on how he writes: “I asked Ring Lardner the other day how he writes his short stories, and he said he wrote a few widely separated words or phrases on a piece of paper and then went back and filled in the spaces. ~Harold Ross” … Continue reading Filling in the spaces