As you might have seen on my Twitter, I interned with publisher Simon & Schuster for a few months–right before the pandemic went from “Oh, that’s not good,” to “Oh nooooo, I got kicked out of my dorm, my university shut down, and now I will be staying at home for an indeterminate amount of time and graduating online.” ItRead More »7 Things I Learned As An Intern in Publishing
When I had just started Satyr Central, one of my earliest rants was about the clusterfuck that is Youtube. But immediately after posting that rant, I regretted it; how had I managed to miss so many terrible aspects of a terribly run company in my rush to have my first rant posted? In that initial rant, I focused on fourRead More »A Rant On YouTube: The Sequel
The first time it happened, it had been a long day working in the cafe, with almost no customers since we’d opened that morning. Six A.M. every day, like clockwork. Fred always made me open up for the early rush, as he called it. Not that he would ever deign to get up that early. The early rush was myRead More »Short Story: The Passing of Witchcraft by Ray Daley
Inspiration in worldbuilding is great; caricatures are not.
Sometimes the best solution to writers block is just to take a new approach.
Hey, they’re used often for a reason, right? Here are some scifi cliches we shouldn’t be avoiding.
Aw shit, here we go again.
What are some other good questions to ask when you get to the city building part of the worldbuilding process?
The Core City Bureau of Intelligence wants to make sure you’re staying safe. Watch this PSA on Hexxers.
We see lots of cool jobs in fantasy and sci-fi. But what are some jobs that don’t appear as much?