Archive for November, 2011

‘Freedom Is Only a Step Away’ Published in Israel

November 21, 2011

The short story, Freedom Is Only a Step Away, has been translated into Hebrew and published in Once Upon a Future 2011. Once Upon a Future is an anthology of Israeli SF from the last year.

Here’s the first line of in the story:

“They said it could never happen, but scientists have discovered the secrets of imagination! The full story after these messages.”

Once Upon a Future 2011

3 Articles about Beautiful Endings

November 17, 2011

In my weekly Story Design Tips column in Gamasutra, I wrote three articles giving advice on how to write beautiful endings.


The first article talked about how to get the most of closure.


The second article talked about how to give readers a feeling of beauty in your beautiful ending.


The third article covered the emotional core of a beautiful ending.