Blog entries by Link the Writer

  1. [MEDIA] Well, managed to figure out (finally) how to record games on my laptop with commentary. :D What do y'all think? I was whispering because it's early in the morning and I didn't want to wake anyone up. I'll keep making more videos as I practice; just wanted to see what you all think and if there's anything I should improve on.
  2. TW: Bigotry and Prejudice http://www.cracked.com/blog/the-cringe-worthy-way-sci-fi-fantasy-deal-with-prejudice/ This gave me some thought. When attempting to address prejudice and bigotry...is creating a clearly non-human race to stand in for a human minority/creating a group of people with clearly dangerous natural powers really such a smart move for authors of sci-fi and fantasy? I don’t...
  3. So after two days of being anxiety-free, my dear old "friend" anxiety paid a visit today as I was writing. "What are you doing?" it asked, "writing that same old story you've been doing for a decade now? And the other stories? Ha! You suck. Give up writing. Period. Never write again. Trust me. Delete everything you've done." In short, it was the same old voice that tormented me for the past...
  4. So after having some time to calm down from the shock of Donald J. Trump being the next President of the United States, something just occurred to me. Something that I hadn't even considered before. In some way, both he and Obama proved that America is indeed the land of opportunity. Policies aside, think about it: Before Obama came, all the presidents were old white guys. Before Trump came,...
  5. https://youtu.be/2NsUKqT1Who?t=548 Start at 9:08 Steve Donoghue is a book nut who discusses books and writing on his YouTube channel, and in this video, he encourages writers to start their NaNoWriMo with something I found encouraging -- and I hope it'll encourage other writers whether they're doing NaNoWriMo or not. "Get it done." Set a word goal and just get it done. If it's 2,000 words a...
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