The First Sale Doctrine and eBooks. A general overview of why ebooks cannot be resold.
Fanfic and Copyright Is it legal to write stories using others' characters?
The Death of Copyright. A "what if" vision of what would happen if copyright was revoked.
Text to Speech and eBooks. A legal and rights issues of using a computer voice to read an ebook
Copyright Length and Disney. Is taking classic films by Disney and others out of copyright good or bad?
Writing and the Writing Life
The Demon Returns The truth behind all those unfinished stories you have.
The Back Plot Thickens What happens before your story starts is as important as the story.
Creating Fight Scenes and Battles Advice for those who write science fiction, fantasy, historical novels, and romance.
Making a Fight Real How to imagine a fight when you've never been in one yourself.
Keeping the Reader Reading How to create a story that will suck the reader in like a black hole and not belch him out until "The End."
Suddenly, a Pirate Ship Loomed Over the Horizon How to avoid using "suddenly" in action scenes.
Sex and the Single Alien Things to consider when creating that sexy alien hero.
Killing Off Characters Should you kill off that secondary character?
Write Where You Know How to Avoid Mistakes in the Location of Your Story.
Shifting Types of Viewpoint Is it a good idea to shift between first and third person in the same work?
Maintaining Tone How to keep the same voice throughout a work
MARKETING YOUR BOOK TO AGENTS AND PUBLISHERS
To Market, To Market The different markets available for publishing your books with the pros and cons of each method.
How to Write a Blurb (Back Cover Copy) The description of your novel must be short, sweet, and oh so tempting to a reader. Here's how to create the perfect blurb as well an even shorter description when it's needed.
THE WORLD OF PUBLISHING
Ebook Primer General information on reading ebooks.
THE WRITING PROFESSION
How to Critique Hints on finding and working with a critique group or partner.
Why We Write An affirmation of the joy of writing in a hard profession.
Writers and Wills Things to consider when writing your will
Too Stupid to Live Characters who do stupid things because of a lazy writer
Preparing for Bad Weather How to protect your work when bad weather happens