fantasy, mythology

Mangling Myths

Or, how to be original when everything has been done already. I was worrying out loud to Amanda and Sarah about being original, and they both teased me about it. We talked about how you can take material, and make it your own, and sometimes even better than the original. Sarah pointed out that Patricia… Read More Mangling Myths

caregiver, childhood, family, fiction, motherhood, mythology, parenting, reading, science fiction, writing

Young Science Fiction

I’m working on a short story today, about a boy and his dog… and the boy’s spaceship. Then Dave Freer posted this: Zamzummims, where he laments the loss of Science Fiction Giants in the world of the young. We need writers who can give our children wonder, adventure, and a solid science in their fiction.… Read More Young Science Fiction