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Do What You Love

When you choose to do what you love, you have the greatest job in the world. If you love writing, it’s worth doing. Years ago,

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The Price of Magic

When writing in speculative genres, it’s important to consider the cost of magic. Everything in life has a cost. It’s a law so universally understood

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Less is More

At times you will want your prose to be as sparse as possible. For example, when you’re writing a fight scene, it’s no time to

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Notes from the Editor

Recently I was asked to join Baen Books, a major speculative fiction company, as a consulting editor. In order to save time for both me and for authors, I’d like to tell you what I’m searching for.

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