Tag: writing

“Maximum Impact!”

Friend of the Gutter Colin Smith writes about Gerry Finley-Day and Dave Gibbons’ Dan Dare! “Anyone looking for insight as to how to create the sense of an exciting action-packed tale can note some perhaps surprisingly subtle strategies at work in writer Gerry Finley-Day and artist Dave Gibbons’ […]

Interview with Rebecca Roanhorse

At Graveyard Shift Sisters, Eden Royce interviews Rebecca Roanhorse, Nebula Award-winning writer of “Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience (TM)” and Trail of Lightning. “I love that I was able to create a fantasy world and make it Native, and not in a primitive tribes vs. civilization way, […]

The Minty Allure of Glue Sticks

I’ve been thinking about zines lately, even though the outlets (at least the ones convenient to me) for them have almost entirely dried up. My writing career, such as it is, started with a zine, back in 1988. I can’t remember what it was that ignited the spark. […]

“Jesus, is that so hard?”

 Libba Bray writes about the process of turning her novel, Beauty Queens, which re-imagined Lord of the Flies among teen beauty contestants, into a film.  “But try, if you will, to imagine me with lasers coming out of my eyes while my internal organs became as the fires […]