Generating Story Ideas: Brainstorming Poll

What is a good profession for a modern-day villain? Answer via comments on this blog, mentions on Twitter, or Facebook and I'll keep the comments here updated with your responses. Please no repeats, post something that hasn't been said! Just post something - It doesn't matter how "good" the idea is, the purpose of the … Continue reading Generating Story Ideas: Brainstorming Poll

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The Hemingway Defense – The Role of Substance Abuse in Writing

In his work The Wound and the Bow, Edmund Wilson discusses the relationship between art and madness. He has said, “genius and disease, like strength and mutation, may be inextricably bound up together”. The lives of many great American novelists seem to support this theory; in the lives of Faulkner, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway we find … Continue reading The Hemingway Defense – The Role of Substance Abuse in Writing