Monthly Archives: July 2016

Black’s Anatomy

Earlier this year I sold one of my best drawings, Life on Other Worlds, and though I got a good chunk of change for it, I found myself missing it dearly. That’s a rare occurence – usually I’m glad to … Continue reading

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The Story that Snuck Up on Me

Sometimes I wonder if I’m just writing self-indulgent wank. But then I realized, you can’t win as a writer. Either you’re writing something that doesn’t interest you, in which case you’re a sellout, or you’re writing what you love, which … Continue reading

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Researching for your book + confusing the ad networks

When you’re not writing what you know, you should at least be knowing what you write.  And in this era, there is no excuse to skip this step. For basic facts (“how many lightyears to Barnard’s Star?”), the information you … Continue reading

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The [Speculative] Evolution of Ilion

In 2012 I was in the thick of college, stealing moments in every lecture whenever there was a gap in Important Information That Will Be On The Test to put down some ink. Lectures were never boring, even when the … Continue reading

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