As a wordplay enthusiast and puzzle designer, I’m often struck by the similarities between puzzle design and writing fiction. Both writers and puzzle constructors engage their audiences in a competition they have every intention of losing. Continue reading
Dreams have sparked countless artistic breakthroughs, but to the author who sits at the keyboard struggling to squeeze a drop of creativity out of his or her parched brain, dreams can be one of nature’s cruelest taunts.
Three simple habits can help us to hold onto more of those details. Continue reading