I Have Fingers of Thunder

Johny Thundersbeard does not procrastinate about writing

PANDERING TO AN AUDIENCE THROUGH IMAGERY

You write a scene that features a dinner party.  You can write the scene as a straight description of a party of guests having,  you know,  dinner.  Or,  you can … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Finished A Chapter

Just wrote 328 words before bed to finish Chapter 14 of my stream of conscious novel “Mutants Walk Amongst Us, Scrabbling, Scrabbling.” I only set out to write a single … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Human Division by John Scalzi

I have this huge hankering for a hard scifi novel with real,  current science. I had a browse through  the Google Play Store for science fiction novels that fit the … Continue reading

August 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Steam Punk Word Painting

“Consider using words like gush, mumbling, whirr, and plunk. These onomatopoetic terms will add sensory detail as well as provide readers with more complete understanding.” “Understatement prevents writing from becoming … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Writing to Spec

I dont care too much for labels. It’s not that I’m against them, it’s just that I don’t really care when they get used. Take the use of  Speculative Fiction … Continue reading

August 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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