I recently came across something interested that I wanted to share with you in this short post. Apparently, "mathemagicians" are a real thing, and they're not just from The Phantom Tollbooth. Check out below for more information! But first, a quick announcement. There won't be any post next week because I'll be flying all that … Continue reading Mathemagicians
In the spirit of an earlier post, here's my first writing update of the year, the January edition! So for context I started working on a math fiction/fantasy/science fiction book a while back, and while I finished the first draft a few years back, I only started on the edits while in my undergraduate. I've … Continue reading First Writing Update of the Year!
A little while ago I wrote a post about hard science fiction and its characteristics, and I wanted to do the same with soft science fiction. Because the two couldn't be more different, fundamentally. To recap, hard science fiction is science fiction where the science and tech could theoretically happen in the real world. So … Continue reading Soft Science Fiction: What You Need to Know
If you're new to sci-fi or fantasy (or even new to this blog!), there are plenty of outlets to get to know the genres a bit better. If you want to write in these genres, some of these offer great info about what it means to be a science fiction or fantasy writer as well. … Continue reading Best Sci-fi and Fantasy Websites to Check Out
Hello everyone! A short post for this week to kick off the New Year coming up. As we head into 2023, I'd like to detail some amazing news and some goals I'd like to accomplish. You may not know this, but this is now year TWO of this blog! Check out below for all the … Continue reading Some Awesome New Years Updates!
As the holidays approach, I realized just how busy it's going to be in the next couple weeks for everyone. I may or may not be able to post next Saturday, so in the meantime, I thought I would take the time to create a little list of some science fiction and fantasy literary journals … Continue reading Submissions: Science Fiction and Fantasy Literary Journals
I probably should have posted this last week but anyway. While I was back at Cambridge, one of the lectures I attended was focused on worldbuilding and how to build fictional worlds in any genre. The guest lecturer, Natasha Pulley, introduced a ton of great concepts that I want to share with you now that … Continue reading Basics of Worldbuilding (ft. Natasha Pulley)
The Science Behind Writing If you're new to the science fiction world, whether you want to write science fiction or you're interested in reading major works in the genre, know that there's a key distinction within the genre. I'm talking hard science fiction versus soft science fiction. I'll just stick with hard science fiction today. … Continue reading Hard Science Fiction: What You Need to Know
Hello everyone! I'm back from Cambridge, so be on the lookout for more information and fun stuff based on fiction, worldbuilding, and more, including guest lecturers and authors! In the meantime, jetlag and decorating for Christmas have hijacking my schedule, so I thought I would share another awesome article from the Jane Friedman blog I … Continue reading The Secret Sauce to Being a Good Writer – Michael Mohr
I'm excited to announce that I have now been accepted into TWENTY literary journals! My latest piece was a poetry piece published by Five Fleas Poetry earlier this month. You can find my poem on this page! I'm so grateful to all of these journals, as well as the people I've learned about publishing from … Continue reading My 20th Literary Journal Publication!