Why I Wrote It – News, Media, and Worldbuilding

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr. Find out more at my newsletter.) Why would I do an entire book on news and worldbuilding? Because I was (and am) pissed off at people misunderstanding the importance of news in fiction and life. … Continue reading

Jagged Little Pills: A Review of Red Pill, Blue Pill by David Niewart

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) David Niewart has written on extremism before, but the internet-fueled conspiracy theories poisoning our country require him to face an evolving sickness and the need for … Continue reading

The World And The Story

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) Special thanks to Serdar for inspiring me to write more on my experience’s guts with one of his latest columns. “Oh no, not another learning experience,” … Continue reading

Creativity, Conspiracy, and Motivation

(This column is posted at www.StevenSavage.com and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) In my previous blog post, I noted conspiracy theorists easily fit into my model of Creative Types. Because various presentations and forms of conspiracy thought fit … Continue reading