Wormholes: Book One of Axles and Allies

Wormholes: Book One of Axles and Allies as Dani Kane My newest middle-grade book, Wormholes: Book One of Axles and Allies, is set to be released by Barking Deer Press in June 2018. It’s the coming of age story of an atypical hero who has to navigate the obstacles of everyday life while stepping up

A Story For The Ear: Writing the Audio Drama

A friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep … heard this line before? Welcome to Night Vale is an audio drama podcast written by Joseph Fink and Jeffory Cranor about a strange desert town where the unusual and horrifying

Alien Encounters: On Writing Sentient Beings Beyond

Millions of people have stared into the night sky and asked, are we alone? Arthur C. Clarke has said, “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” But if we are not alone, what will we find? There are thousands of science fiction and science

The Art of the Short Story 

I’ve been thinking a lot about short stories lately, and thought I’d share some of those thoughts here. On paper, short stories look like they should be easy—they’re short, after all. They probably don’t require all the intricate plotting and thought of novels…right? It’s a common misconception that the short story is easy to craft.

Dialogue as Setting 

On paper, dialogue is the most important part of the filmmaking. Listening to characters talking—to each other, to themselves, to their pet rooster—is the easiest way to convey information, plot development, and humor. You can pull off all of the above without fancy camerawork, CGI, or the need for stunt doubles. Dialogue—along with sound effects

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