Postcards from the Depths of Revision

When I was little, I turned my closet into a black hole of cardigans. I was so affronted by the precious three seconds it takes to hang sweaters on hangers that I tossed them into a pile that grew until one day I tried to pull one from the wall of knits and cotton and … Continue reading Postcards from the Depths of Revision

A Beginner’s Guide to Worldbuilding

Setting up the Setting Characters don't interact in a vacuum. The reason some people prefer fantasy and sci-fi over contemporary fiction is because they want to get lost in a different world, so creating a compelling setting intrigues readers just as much as character actions and motivations do. Half the fun of reading Harry Potter and … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Worldbuilding