The Benefits of Slow Drafting

Harlan Ellison undertook a strange form of barnstorming. He would wedge himself into a glass display window, in a popular bookstore, and, as a crowd slowly accumulated outside, he would write a short story, from start to end, over the course of a day. He would tape the finished pages, one after the other, up… Continue reading The Benefits of Slow Drafting

Brief Eligibility Post for a Long Year

So grateful to have escaped from 2020 mostly intact, no major confrontations with the coronavirus, knock wood, and family and friends largely intact. We're not out of the woods yet, but I'm guardedly hopeful. Any words at all written or sold under these conditions feel like a victory. I hope I've not been so obsessed… Continue reading Brief Eligibility Post for a Long Year

Q&A with Wendy Nikel, author of THE CONTINUUM

Curiousful: Without giving too much away, what is the setup for THE CONTINUUM? Wendy Nikel:  THE CONTINUUM follows the story of Elise, who is a professional time traveler. She works for the Place in Time Travel Agency, which, aside from running a normal travel agency as a front, also secretly provides clients the opportunity to… Continue reading Q&A with Wendy Nikel, author of THE CONTINUUM