Hey, everyone! Last week, I made a video talking about gender in science fiction and fantasy, and how as authors, we can be more diverse with our characters by representing members of the LGBTQ community. The week before that, I made a video talking about the need for racially diverse characters in fantasy and science […]
VIDEO: Diversity in Books: Gender Edition
Hey, everyone! Last week, I made a video talking about the need for racially diverse characters in fantasy and science fiction novels. It is a part of the “#WeNeedDiverseBooks” theme that I’m doing over the next few weeks. If you haven’t heard of this social media movement, go on twitter and do a search for […]
VIDEO: Diversity in Books: Race Edition
Hey, everyone! Have you seen the hashtag on Twitter “#WeNeedDiverseBooks”? If not, do a search for it. I’ll wait. Okay, now that you’ve done that, I have to ask you: Did you see something of interest? I hope so. There’s a big movement out there trying to bring more diverse characters to books. I am […]
VIDEO: Why I Like Short Stories and Flash Fiction–And a Few Writing Tips!
Hey, everyone! It’s been a little bit since I have shared a vlog with you, but here I am. In honor of our blog tour we’re putting together over at The Short Story and Flash Fiction Society, I wanted to put together a video talking about why I enjoy short stories and flash fiction. We’re […]
VIDEO: Tips for Building Believable Characters
If you’ve ever struggled creating characters, well… you’re in the same boat as the rest of us. It’s difficult to build good, believable characters, isn’t it? Thankfully, I have some tips for you to try. If you’re already an advanced writer, maybe these will seem too generic. In that case, skip to the end so you can see my cats. If you’re willing to try a few things though, have a watch 🙂
VIDEO: How to Deal with Bad Book Reviews!
Okay, so I promised YouTube videos, and here is my first YouTube video. This is mostly just a vlogging thing… I will offer helpful tips and stuff, of course, but it’s much more relaxed and not as scripted as the podcasts are. I think there are a lot of people who like watching short, goofy […]