I’m starting a mastermind group. The idea is to meet weekly with other people working on writing and publishing speculative fiction, via Google Meet video chat, to set goals and help overcome challenges. I’ve been in several mastermind groups in the past — for nonfiction writing and for entrepreneurship andRead More →

Creating characters is hard. Creating memorable characters is almost impossible. I’ve noticed that every character in my first story looks, acts, and sounds very similar. They have slightly different physical descriptions, but those are so run-of-the-mill that you immediately forget them. The best advice I’ve seen so far on creatingRead More →