- Michael Swanwick is ready to tell you Everything That's Wrong With Your Story -- before he even reads it.
- Martha Wells offers some thoughts on The Writing Middle-Slump and Writing Beginnings.
- Finally, over at Writers In The Storm, Adria J. Cimino has some thoughts on naming minor characters: What’s in a Name? How to Avoid the “Claire” Confusion
Yes, I'm still hideously busy. No, I'm not getting any writing done myself. Yes, I'll probably come back to the "destined to marry a vampire" thing. No, I don't know when that might happen, or where that story might be headed. Yes, as a matter of fact, I could use a vacation -- why do you ask?