Writers of the Future Volume 36 & 37 Workshop Week – Day 6

Day Six of the workshops–today was an all-star roster of authors and artists talking to the winners and giving invaluable tips to help them jump-start their careers.

Your Altered World: A “Scientific” Approach to Writing Fantasy

A scientific approach to writing fantasy can be termed hard fantasy: establish the rules, never break them, and discover how the story is shaped by them.

Writers of the Future: Playing the Odds

A friend recently asked me about ways to improve your chances in the Writers of the Future contest. I thought it was a good question, and I thought my answers were a nice summary of lessons learned. So I decided to share them here as a simple set of “rules”