Recently I posted about my issues with writing productivity when I write outside of the WordPress environment. Initially I thought that I get energized from the feedback I receive when I post my writing, but as Candace Vianna suggested in her comments that it might be my attachment to the simplified WordPress environment that helps minimizing […]
Have A Good One!
Hi everyone! How have you all been? I haven’t written anything for some time. I blame it on the trip to the New York: it messed with my compulsive blogging skills. However, I am currently editing the “Million Deaths of Lt. Mazula”, the 1st season, that’s why I temporarily took it off line. I have […]
Fighting for the Word Count
Not sure if anyone noticed, but I was behind on my self-imposed deadline for the Episode 9 of the “Million Deaths of Lt. Mazula”, which I finally published tonight. I had a serious reason. First, food poisoning; second, this amazing heaven-like Liberian resort. Everyone knows that my Liberian temporary residence was a hardship post for […]
“IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WORD” OR “SCI FI WRITERS ARE RESPONSIBLE THAT WE HAVE NOT DEVELOPED A WARP DRIVE. HERE IS WHY.”
At their best, science fiction writers are able to predict (or project) the future with striking accuracy. Let’s look at the list of ideas that made their way from the pages of Sci Fi novels and scripts straight to the assembly lines of the manufacturers:
Beyond Writer’s Angst: 17.000 Words Written and 5 Lessons Learned
Writer’s angst over the word count is such a common thing. 17.000 words in a month may or may not be impressive to someone. To me – it is one hell of an accomplishment, and I attribute it to the following factors: Ellie Maloney ≡ Jalapeño Fiction blog (this blog), because it motivates me to write […]
This is how my brain feels when I start my morning from TV or Facebook. Writing becomes impossible. What litters your brain?
Romanian Salt Mine – Ideal Sci Fi Movie Set & Alien Worlds Inspiration For Writers
Turda Salt Mine is one of the most memorable places I’ve been in my life. Everything about it begs to become a sight for a Sci Fi movie shoot. What kind of movie would you make here? First historic records of the mine date back to the year 1075. 112 meters deep, it features an underground […]
Things I Do To Avoid Writing: Reminiscing About a Year of Procrastination
Here is the rough list of things I’ve done over the past year (outside of the ‘real’ work) to avoid finishing my 2 novels. Sketching my characters Sculpting my characters from clay Reenacting scenes starring my sculpted characters Improving major science theories On this one, my spouse sometimes walks in and I give him ‘that’ look: […]