When it comes to writing advice, many writers will tell you not to stop writing. I’m going to be contradictory for a bit and tell you that yes, you should stop—at the right time, for the right reasons.
This article by Dr. Jerry Pournelle was originally published in Writers of the Future Volume III. Timeless advice then and now.
The judging results are in! Here are the 3rd Quarter 2017 Writers of the Future Contest winners. Congratulations to you all!
L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest pays tribute to Dr. Jerry Pournelle and his legacy of helping new writers.
What defines “good” writing when it comes to a story? That’s a question that I have to ask time and again as I’m judging contest entries.
Today was the final day in Atlanta for Dragon Con.
We are now over the halfway mark for the Atlanta Dragon Con and things are still going at high speed.
Another great day at the Atlanta Dragon Con! It all started with the Dragon Con Parade and our entry featuring Battlefield Earth.
Many years ago, Damon Knight, a fine writer and editor, wrote a book on how to write short fiction. Damon talked a bit about avoiding clichés.
While my own career has been spent in the practice of sequential art, a form that arranges images and text in an intelligent sequence to tell a story, I have nonetheless always been professionally involved in the fundamentals of illustration. I, therefore, feel I have accumulated enough experience with which to endow my advice with some credibility.