John Scalzi on Why You Should Never Let Your Reviewers Get You Down

The Inimitable One offers a list of one-star reviews of books that later went on to win science fiction’s celebrated Hugo award. My favorite is this review of Scalzi’s own novel Red Shirts, which actually uses the word “onanistic”: This is an onanistic shallow and very disappointing book. Little or no character development. What should […]

Sample Will for Writers from Neil Gaiman

It’s understandable why people do it, but you really shouldn’t procrastinate on writing your will. Along with your current assets, writers need to plan ahead to make sure both their literary works AND future royalties and other writing income are in the hands of people who will do well by them. Neil Gaiman has helped […]