Telling the truth may be the hardest thing of all. In interviewing screenwriter and playwright Lorien McKenna, I found one of the most empathic people I’ve ever met. We talk about voice, juggling a creative life, and working from a place of honest vulnerability.
Quick hit for you all today. I have a new story out now with Simultaneous Times, the audio fiction podcast from Space Cowboy Books in Joshua Tree, CA. “In September” is a rather personal time travel study, on the death of my grandfather and the ways that history so often turns on a single day. […]
In this interview with horror writer Paul Tremblay, we talk about the new movie based on his work (dir. M. Night Shyamalan), novel writing, finding your community, solar panels, and toilet paper.
After just a few minutes of talking to David Quiroz, Jr., it becomes obvious that this is someone who gets things done. In this interview, we talk about what it’s like working on other people’s projects, what you can learn by writing in different media, and how to develop a career where other people pitch you projects.
Pamela Ribon’s written on everything from MOANA to MY YEAR OF DICKS (not a typo). We talk about growing up in small towns, learning how to write for audiences, and we come up with a precise, accurately measured formula for going viral.
An interview with Javier Grillo-Marxuach, writer on Lost, The Dark Crystal, The Witcher, and many other excellent shows.
Wordle has spawned a wide-range of interesting spinoffs and variations. Here we look at a few, and think about what these variations might mean for the art of storytelling.