Tuesday 6 July 2010

Write what you know... um, wait.

I recently had the honour of being invited as a guest blogger on Speculations, the Chiaroscuro Reading and Workshop Series' site filled with fun and informative short articles by all types of SF writers.  I decided to discuss the writing advice of "writing what you know."  The first time I heard that advice it had been twisted by someone to mean: "If you've only been to Ottawa, set all of your stories in Ottawa."

And yet I'm still fairly certain that Tolkien never physically went to Middle Earth.

Click here to have a read and, while you're there, browse the rest of the Speculations blog.