The canon is changing

The canon is changing

I recently read The Forever War. I’m pretty sure I must have read it as a teenager as well, but I still can’t remember for sure. The thing is, I kept thinking about how much I wanted to love that book. It was many of the things that I love about space...
Taking a break to catch up

Taking a break to catch up

I’ve been trying to work pretty much non-stop all year. The last time I took an actual break was around Christmas last year. For the month of September, I’m sort of taking a break, except not really. I’ve got a lot of small tasks that have been sort...
Startitis

Startitis

We have definitely arrived in autumn, which means that it feels like things should be starting. I have this urge to buy office supplies. But worse than that, is the bad case of startitis I seem to have picked up somewhere. Startitis is defined as an unreasonable urge...
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Rejection

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Rejection

One of the things that a writer has to learn, especially early on, is how to deal with rejection. There is no writer alive who hasn’t gotten rejected a number of times. Most continue to gather rejections well into their careers. It gets rarer, but I have heard...
Taking a break to catch up

Slowing down

There’s this idea of modern society moving faster and faster. And certainly, it feels like that a lot of the time. 2020 has already been a couple decades long and it feels like it’s just getting longer every day. And it’s not just the news. Hustle...