“The problem with fiction, it has to be plausible. That’s not true with non-fiction.”–Tom Wolfe
I am usually a good girl about maintaining the focus of ASPL, so I hope you forgive me when I occasionally go off-subject. When I do, it’s usually in support of one of my other projects. Like this!
Although I try to keep things compartmentalized, sometimes I just have to share updates. Like now!
Here’s what is going on over at Epic of World Saga.
If you love old pulp fiction magazines, do we have the covers (and commentary) for you!
Kev debuted a new series on May 5th. It’s all about classic sci-fi and adventure radio programs.
- Major Hap Hazard’s Atomic-Powered Transceiver of Time on a Moon!
- [Major Hap Hazard’s Atomic-Powered Transceiver of Time on a Moon!] X Minus One-Mars is Heaven
- [Major Hap Hazard’s Atomic-Powered Transceiver of Time on a Moon!] X Minus One-A Gun for Dinosaur
There are so many wonderful things on the horizon for EoWS, but this is all I’ll thrust on you today. I’ll be back with the regularly scheduled programming in a couple of hours. Until then, thanks for your indulgence.
“The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one’s life and discover one’s usefulness.”–John Cheever
“Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos.”–Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin)Shelley
“There are thirty-two ways to write a story, and I’ve used every one, but there is only one plot–things are not as they seem.”–Jim Thompson
Jim Thompson’s philosophy about plot aligns closely with mine. What is your attitude towards the subject? Please share in the comments!
“Creativity is that marvelous capacity to grasp mutually distinct realities and draw a spark from their juxtaposition.”–Max Ernst
“The first draft is just telling yourself the story.”—Terry Pratchett
“Never keep a poem waiting; it might be a really good one, and if you don’t get it down, it’s lost.”–Ruth Stone
In writing and in life…
“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”-Louis L’Amour