Category Archives: Writing

Questions 758 – Holiday Cannibalism and Roman’a’Clef

Lisa asks: How does one base characters on real-life people without pissing them off?

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Questions 756 – Diction and Dictation

Tim asks:  I can now dictate 100 words/minute, but drafts are still sloppy.  Do you have any tips on improving my verbal flow for less sloppy dictation?

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Questions 752 – Resuming a Project

Tim asks: When you go back to an unfinished project, how do you get psyched for it?

Resources Mentioned
Hadrian’s Flight by J. Daniel Sawyer
Suave Rob’s Double-X Derring-Do by J. Daniel Sawyer
The Bodies in the Basement by J. Daniel Sawyer