Writing and Fantasy

  • Good Intentions vs. Imagination

    September 25, 2020 by

    “Good intentions never wrote a story worth reading: only the imagination can do that.”-Philip Pullman Some years ago, the Vancouver Folk Music Festival would feature one country each — preferably one undergoing social strife. My wife and I used to refer to this habit as the revolution of the month. Reading the frequent discussions online… Read more

  • How to Improve Your Odds When Querying

    September 13, 2020 by

    Writers who are querying love to drive each other into despair by citing the odds against them finding an agent. The odds of success vary – two or three out sixty, or even a hundred I’ve heard – but they are never in a writer’s favor. However, citing the odds on social media is always… Read more

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