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What Novels Inspire Your Writing?

What Novels Inspire Your Writing?

As stated many times on this blog, good writers must in turn be good readers.  I don’t mean you can read lots of words or big words (sorry Trump) but I simply mean that good writers seek out good writing to emulate when working toward that new idea for a fiction piece. Lately I’ve read … Continue reading

Think Carefully About Your New WIP

I am in the uphill struggle to finish the final book in the Five Rims series, and as the kids say, the struggle is real.  I have been bombarded with so many new ideas for novels that it has become that much more difficult to finish the current novel because I want to move on with … Continue reading

I Did It!

I Did It!

Originally posted on Jason A. Meuschke:
Hello friends! Making a quick post to get back in touch with you as I’ve got an announcement. I know it’s been a few weeks since my last post but for good reason. Namely, the reason is that your Writing Fisherman has, at long last, typed those precious words that…

5 Ways to Re-energize Your Muse

5 Ways to Re-energize Your Muse

If you write as much as I do then you probably hit a snag now and again.  This gnarled, moss-covered branch that catches on the canoe of your creativity can be broken but one needs to have the right tools to cut it loose. Focus on the Task at Hand – Currently I’m slogging through … Continue reading

A Writer’s Review: Blade Runner 2049

A Writer’s Review: Blade Runner 2049

As anyone who reads this blog would know, I’m a massive Philip K. Dick fan.  Recently there has been a huge flood of films and television programs adapting some of the greatest of Dick’s short stories and novels.  Of course, this is nothing new.  Hollywood has been mining his work for years. Blade Runner is … Continue reading

Speaking Engagement: A Poem

Speaking Engagement: A Poem

I was invited once again to Ryan McKinley’s “Ricochet” event, a speaking engagement where he invites speakers of various backgrounds to tell true stories about themselves for a welcome audience.  The show was broadcast live on Facebook and is on his podcast or will be soon. The premise is that the speakers have to tell a … Continue reading

5 Myths About Writing Science Fiction

5 Myths About Writing Science Fiction

So you want to write a science fiction novel.  However, you feel like you don’t know what you’re doing.  Perhaps you read science fiction like this humble author and you’d like to try your hand at writing something in the science fiction genre. Well, there are a few myths about science fiction novelists, and I’m … Continue reading