What’s the future for print books?

I’ve participated in a number of interesting discussions on LinkedIn of late. One which stood out was a group of people chatting about the future of the print book in an increasingly ebook world. Is there a future for print books? What would that future look...

Making Magic Work: Cost of Magic

One challenge in fantasy writing is the craft of designing a magic system that makes sense – that’s believable for the reader – but which is flexible enough that you can continue to toss out new curves over the course of a series. Often, writers will...

Literature, past, present, and future.

Spotted an article by way of the Passive Voice blog which tweaked a few thoughts in my head. Some of the pertinent bits: Reading an old fashioned novel seems to be dying out, with people increasingly too busy or too stressed to sit down and actually read. On the rare...