Ghouls, Ghasts, and NaNoWriMo

Terror lurks just around the corner. Soon, our homes will be invaded by ghouls and ghasts, tiny monsters, and masked figures. We will appease them with bite-sized edible sugar. But that is not the real terror, at least, not for writers. The real terror comes in realizing we have not properly planned for NaNoWriMo. 30 days, 50,000 words, and not …

Life in Steam

  According to the dictionary, Steampunk is described as being “a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features steam-powered machinery rather than advanced technology; a style of design and fashion that combines historical elements with anachronistic technological features inspired by science fiction.”   That’s great and all, but what does that mean in English?   Gears and …

Been There, Done That

How many times have we heard that statement?? “Oh yeah, been there, done that.” Thanks a lot, Master Story Teller, but let us show you our annoyed face. Ready…     We want to live vicariously through others. Anyone that says they don’t is lying. Everyone wants to live vicariously through others. Some are just too lazy to do it themselves, others …