The Science-Fiction Mindset - July 2, 2017

Iambic Life and Trochaic Life - June 18, 2017

Sense and Imagination - June 11, 2017

On Teaching Writing - April 23, 2017

Obvious and Mysterious - April 2, 2017

Nothing is Unthinkable - February 26, 2017

Afflicting the Audience - February 5, 2017

A Money-Making Enterprise - January 22, 2017

Love and Freedom - December 11, 1216

Web of Character and Depth of Detail - November 27, 2016

Keep Them Turning Pages - October 9, 2016

Science Fantasy - October 2. 2016

Utopia and Dystopia - August 21, 2016

My Influences - June 19, 2016

Postpartum Regression - May 29, 2016

The Faces We Wear as Masks - May 22, 2016

The Roots of Art in Civilization - January 31, 2016

Honesty in the Arts - January 24, 2016

Pounding the Slab - November 8, 2015

Advances in Bookmaking - September 27, 2015

Plot Like a River - September 13, 2015

Fantasies of the Apocalypse - August 9, 2015

The New Criticism and the Politics of Identity - May 17, 2015

Publishing 9 - Brass Ring Syndrome - March 22, 2015

Writing as a Nonlinear Exercise - February 15, 2015

My Problems with Interstellar - November 30, 2014

Storytelling the Future - October 26, 2014

The Asymmetric Beauty of Baseball - September 14, 2014

Movie Mayhem - September 7, 2014

Publishing 8 - The Best of Times – August 31, 2014

Writers and Alienation - August 10, 2014

Where Do Stories Originate? - August 3, 2014

Do You Like Your Characters - March 9, 2014

Behind Enemy Lines - February 9, 2014

Getting Into the Zone - February 2, 2014

The Author’s Job - January 19, 2014

Comedy or Tragedy? - December 15, 2013

Showing vs. Telling - December 1, 2013

Quality in a Writer - November 24, 2013

Art and Irony - November 17, 2013

Rules for Writers - October 6, 2013

A World Between Two Palms - September 8, 2013

Beauty Beneath the Beast – August 4, 2013

On Being an Artist – July 7, 2013

On Becoming a Writer – June 2, 2013

Zen and the Artist – May 19, 2013

Son of a Landscape Architect – April 7, 2013

Son of a Mechanical Engineer – March 31, 2013

What Makes a Good Book? – March 17, 2013

On Accepting Criticism – January 27, 2013

Working With the Subconscious – September 30, 2012

Publishing 7 - I’ll Survive in Rome, 475 AD – September 23, 2012

Publishing 6 - How to Survive in Rome, 475 AD - September 16, 2012

Publishing 5 - Welcome to Rome, 475 AD - September 9, 2012

Art and Mystery - August 12, 2012

The Language of Technology - July 29, 2012

On Going Negative - June 10, 2012

Writing the Great American Novel - May 27, 2012

On Outlining a Novel - May 13, 2012

Writing for Point of View - April 22, 2012

Bits of Paper and Celluloid - April 1, 2012

Take a Deep Breath - March 18, 2012

eBooks and Time - March 4, 2012

Literature as Immortality - February 26, 2012

On Being a Romantic - January 22, 2012

On Writing Female Characters - January 15, 2012

The Great Secret of Time - December 11, 2011

The Dune Ethos – October 30, 2011

In Praise of American Creativity – October 2, 2011

Separating Ego from Work – September 25, 2011

Publishing 4 - Author’s Toolkit – September 18, 2011

Publishing 3 - eBook Publishing – September 4, 2011

Publishing 2 - Through the Eye of the Needle – August 28, 2011

Publishing 1 - Gutenberg Ecomomics – August 21, 2011

God’s Echo Chamber – July 10, 2011

The Problem with Space Elevators – June 26, 2011

Writing a Good Commandment – June 4, 2011

Where Have the Adults Gone? – May 22, 2011

Working Backward – May 15, 2011

The Value of a Liberal Arts Education – February 6, 2011

On Writing: Outline and Chapter – January 23, 2011

Hungry for Stories – December 19, 2010

Where Have All the Poets Gone? – December 12, 2010

Transporter Beaming – August 22, 2010

Time Travel – August 15, 2010