Category Archives: Rock Soup

Writing recommendations: 

While attending life the universe and everything symposium, I attend the panel on writing. I lost the title, sorry. I got some great ideas and wanted to share my notes. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is … Continue reading

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Revision: 

While attending life the universe and everything symposium, I attend the panel on revision. I got some great ideas and wanted to share my notes. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note … Continue reading

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World building:

This is a panel from one of the Life the Universe and Everything symposiums.  Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker. Build your planetary system first. You need to follow the … Continue reading

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Sell your book:

This is a panel from one of the Life the Universe and Everything symposiums.  Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker. In New York, you need to finish your book in … Continue reading

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Battle scenes:

  This is a panel from one of the Life the Universe and Everything symposiums.  Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker. One of the common pitfalls in battle scenes is … Continue reading

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Contracts:

This is a panel from one of the Life the Universe and Everything symposiums.  Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker. Ask what warranties are in the contract? Make sure that … Continue reading

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The horse you rode on, non-European fantasies:

This is a panel from one of the  Life the Universe and Everything symposiums.  Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker. The biggest gatekeeper is the publisher 10% of characters represent … Continue reading

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Markets: 

I arrived early to writing panel at Wester con 2016 and found the following information on the board. I thought fellow writers would appreciate having a copy. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of … Continue reading

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Senses should convey an idea clearly:

Here are some notes I found at the top of my note pile. Most likely this is from a panel of LTUE. Any misinformation is the fault of the note taker. Make sure you use the word that is correct … Continue reading

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Writing stables: 

Here are some notes I found at the top of my note pile. Any misinformation is the fault of the note taker. Your audience needs to understand what you’re saying. Writing is a business. You need to write clearly and … Continue reading

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