Category Archives: Rock Soup

Blog your passion

I don’t recall if I took these notes as LTUE, WeWester on or a family history conference. I don’t recall if this was a panel of individuals or one person. (sorry) I take a lot of notes from a lot … Continue reading

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Creating memorable characters: 

I took notes at this writer’s panel at a writers conference. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker. Base characters on people you know. You learn about a character by their … Continue reading

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Self-publish Advice:

Develop a plot Create a chief plot that may wander to the next plot. Plotter maybe a website or blog. The book 15 pages as an outline then build on. Permitted to change it needs to change The presenter didn’t … Continue reading

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Agents info

I took notes at this writer’s panel at Westercon. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker.   SF&F writer’s organization resources have a central committee. If you get a publishing contract, … Continue reading

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Author co-ops:

I took notes at this writer’s panel at Westercon. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker.   Some authors created a character from playing a game. Ask yourself, what is this … Continue reading

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Copyrights:

I took notes at this writer’s panel at LTUE. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker. You need have something registered to present a case before the law. Some people will … Continue reading

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Sex in writing:

I took notes at this writer’s panel at LTUE. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker.  Sex is not always necessary. Some of these authors say that readers of urban fantasy … Continue reading

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Telling scary stories part 3:

At Timp tellers we had a presentation on how to come up with scary stories. Here are my notes, part three. Story craft and development: April   Are your characters developed so that your audience cares about them? Find a … Continue reading

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Telling scary stories part 1 and part 2

At timp tellers we had a presentation on how to come up with scary stories. Here are my notes, part one and two tonight. Part three is next week.   Paige:  Start with a setting Part 1 Start with the … Continue reading

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Collaboration advice:

One of the panels at 2016’s Wester-con or was it LTUE (?) was on Collaborations. Here are some of my notes. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker. If the collaboration … Continue reading

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