it so happens that there’s no way an author can include every single bit of backstory, every tiny morsel of world-building, and still manage to tell a well-paced tale. there are always crumbs after baking […]
The United States gets a lot of bad press around the world — not without reason. Still, I often tell people I’m proud to be American, although that wasn’t always so. For most of my […]
If you’re learning brain surgery, it’s probably a good idea to practice before diving right in. Same goes for auto repair. You don’t want to be hearing later about how you installed those brakes wrong. But writing isn’t brain […]
i lost seven pounds in japan, proving yet again that exercise is necessary but not sufficient for weight loss. for those who don’t know, for nearly six months prior to my departure, i was doing […]
Guess who got new ink this week in Tokyo? Go ahead. Guess. I’ll wait while you think about it.
Tech writer Kevin Kelley popularized the idea of the “1,000 True Fans,” which pops up again and again in creative circles. (You can read his original article here.) The basic idea is that you do not need to […]
The third episode of my “superheroes for adults” serial novel THE MINUS FACTION is available now at most online retailers and at RickWayne.com “A modern, no nonsense take on superhumans.” -amazon reviewer THE MINUS FACTION […]