Google’s Transmission Rule

January 6th, 2012 § permalink

Just assume that anything you have ever put in writing is on the Internet somewhere, that includes love letters and bad High School poetry.

Asimov’s First Fantasy

December 8th, 2011 § permalink

Somewhere in all great lives are the seeds to a science fiction screenplay.

The Writer’s Trusty Ink Pen

December 2nd, 2011 § permalink

There are times when words spill from the page, and times when they don’t; those latter times are when you remember how to write.

The First Law of Storytelling

November 21st, 2011 § permalink

People forget that great stories are based on deeply flawed characters willing to try just a little bit harder than their fellow man.

Jefferson’s Bitter Bargain

November 10th, 2011 § permalink

There are all kinds of terrible, petty and morally offensive forms of speech in the world, our Constitution protects all of them.

On The Primacy of Stories

October 11th, 2011 § permalink

We need myths like we need air and water and energy, myth is our model for reality.

The Writer’s Pick Axe

August 30th, 2011 § permalink

More often than not being a writer just means that you’ve managed to dig so deeply into your own head that things have started to spill out.

A Politician’s Literary Motivation

August 22nd, 2011 § permalink

Fiction writing is the only respectable way left to lie eloquently in public.

Social Media Law #7

August 15th, 2011 § permalink

Twitters lesson is that sometimes the smartest thing you can say is only a sentence and a half long.

The Comedian’s Law of Improvement

August 12th, 2011 § permalink

The secret to being clever is to survive being tragically and consistently unclever for a very long time.

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