World Building, or A Collection Of Headaches

The great thing about being a writer is we know enough about a subject for laypeople to think we are know-it-alls and just little enough for experts to think we are idiots.

Take space exploration. Please.

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The Weekend Redirect – Five Ways to Cope With A Bad Review by Cristian Mihai on IREVUO

Holy cats and kittens! Sometimes I need to take a breath and step back, take good criticism as it comes, and relinquish the bad. The problem is: we writers WANT to be read and enjoyed. The writers who don’t… well, you can tell.

So what happens when you receive a bad review or some stinging criticism. I could not put it any better than Cristian Mihai at IREVUO.

Especially the bit about relaxing and having a beer.

SOURCE: FIVE WAYS TO COPE WITH A BAD REVIEW on IREVUO by CRISTIAN MIHAI

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Writers write so readers can read. But what happens when readers decide to do some writing of their own?

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The Conqueror’s Witch – 8: The Magus – Part Two

Iaian walked through the doorway into Jazmynde’s office and she nearly lept up and throttled him.

A dream,’ she thought. ‘I am here for answers, not wish-fulfillment.‘ That was the problem with lucid dreaming: it could too easily veer away into mayhem. The trick in controlling a dream memory is by not controlling it. Jazmynde remembered her teacher telling her, ‘inhabit the dream, don’t master it.

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