early writing Archives - David Michael Williams

13 04, 2021

The stories behind the stories

2021-04-13T14:28:36+00:00April 13, 2021|Categories: News, Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I finally whittled down my stack of short stories to be included in my upcoming collection, and I couldn’t have done it without the help of my ruthless beta readers.

8 02, 2021

Which short stories will make the cut for my collection?

2021-02-09T17:15:37+00:00February 8, 2021|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I plan to demonstrate the breath of my writing styles and embrace the many different spec-fic subgenres I enjoy—which only makes winnowing down the contenders for my short story collection that much more difficult.

8 07, 2019

A return to Altaerra

2019-10-03T17:13:56+00:00July 8, 2019|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , |

A long time ago, I built a fantasy world and penned countless adventures across many locations and time periods. I eventually wrote and published a trilogy set in Altaerra. Then I moved onto a new series, not anticipating a return to Altaerra anytime soon.

3 08, 2018

Cover reveal: If Sin Dwells Deep

2019-10-03T13:49:53+00:00August 3, 2018|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By auspicious happenstance, my 100th blog post coincides with another milestone: the completion of my next book’s cover. Behold!

21 07, 2016

A glimpse into the (possible) future of augmented reality

2019-10-02T19:01:04+00:00July 21, 2016|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pokémon GO is only the beginning, people. While Google Glass never really caught on, cell phones are finally poised to bring augmented reality (AR) into the mainstream thanks to a certain catch-’em-all mobile game.

3 06, 2016

Pantsers vs. Plotters

2019-10-02T18:52:16+00:00June 3, 2016|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Back in the early days of my Quest for Publication, I was equipped with naught but a trusty Pilot pen, a five-subject Mead notebook, and a plethora of ideas. Eventually, I upgraded to a keyboard and computer.

10 12, 2015

A different class of writing

2019-10-02T18:25:25+00:00December 10, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I had the pleasure of talking with students at Waupun High School yesterday. My mission: to share my educational background, professional writing experiences, writing advice, and tips for getting published with the fledgling writers.

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