Monthly Archives: August 2007

Mur Lafferty interviews Connie Willis

Just because I don’t let my guests talk about fiction writing doesn’t mean there aren’t great tips and insights from the world of fiction that we can all use. This morning I listened to Mur Lafferty of I Should Be Writing interview one of my favorite authors, Connie Willis. It’s a great interview. Along with topics such… Read More »

WFP at PAX – if you see me, say hi!

I’ll be attending the Penny Arcade Expo this weekend in downtown Seattle. (In fact, it starts in just a few hours!) If you’re there and you catch sight of me, please say hello. I’d love to meet you. It would be awesome if you could do it while my co-workers are nearby, because I want them to think… Read More »

Writing For Pay Ep. 003 Show Notes

Part Two of our conversation with writer, editor, and game designer Wolfgang Baur. 0:58 – What Wade is up to lately, writing-wise. 2: 18 – Wolfgang’s Open Design project: writing for patrons! 6:11 – Keeping the patrons entertained while they’re waiting. 8:05 – Why the relative lack of advice and how-tos in the game industry? 11:05 – Open Design vs. the… Read More »

Go write video games

Doug Cohen recently made an impassioned plea to science fiction fans and writers to subscribe to SF short fiction magazines in order to resurrect the market. Jeremiah Tolbert responded by comparing this effort to buggy whip manufacturers struggling to save their endangered industry. He agrees that the short fiction market is dying, but thinks that writers should move… Read More »

Writing For Pay Ep. 002 Show Notes

Caught up in Pottermania, WFP geeks out with writer, editor, and game designer Wolfgang Baur. 0:25 – At Third Place Books, buying Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows. 2:07 – Wolfgang Baur takes a break from training his hordes of clockwork ghouls to have a word with us. 2:39 – From gamer to writer to editor at TSR. 5:50 – The… Read More »

Jaq Greenspon’s books on Amazon

Loyal WFP listener Jes asked if I could provide links to publications that come up in conversation when I’m interviewing writers. I think this is abrilliant idea, and I’ve updated the first episode’s show notes with links to my guest Jaq Greenspon’s books: Careers for Film Buffs & Other Hollywood Types Music (VGM’s Career Portraits) Acting These are… Read More »