A Writer’s Life: Space

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) This month I’m trying to write at least 24,000 words, preferably 30,000.  This isn’t due to any NaNoWriMo thing, it’s a personal challenge to up my productivity.  In setting this goal, I … Continue reading

A Writer’s Life: Cover Me III – Electric Fantasy

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) Remember how I was practicing making book covers? How I was posting them on tumblr and elsewhere? I got my first “professional” assignment. Now this isn’t professional in the paid way, but … Continue reading

A Writer’s Life: Method To Your Radness

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) My friend Serdar had opinions on my recent halfway-point review/light rewrite of “A Bridge To The Quiet Planet.” Namely, he was surprised at the ambition, as he says: Sometimes you can put … Continue reading

A Writer’s View: Flowing Back And Forth

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) As I write “A Bridge To The Quiet Planet” I keep discovering more about it.  Perhaps I find a theme that I missed or that should be incorporated into the story.  Or … Continue reading

A Writer’s View: System Thinking

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr) This Tweet got me thinking: Neat idea for a creative person, right?  Tracking their creative stages?  It’s a good example of a creative person finding a way to work with their inspiration … Continue reading