Solarpunk: Ecological and Fantastical Stories in a Sustainable World

Click here to return to the series Welcome to the first of’s and Dragonfly’s global eco-fiction se

New Features at the Writer’s Workshop

Events: Friday, March 2, 6:30 pm PST to whenever. Wine, whiskey & tea writer’s chat. Impromptu chat with a few folks

Jeff VanderMeer Thoughts on Writing

How to write great fiction without being didactic, while under stress, while living a full life? How to write in your head and

Future Artifacts

© Carolyn Welch. All rights reserved. Summary: Though this has been published before, it is old and I have permission from t

Ecological Weird Fiction

Note: Updated for part 3 of the SSF World series. The Writer’s Workshop isn’t just a place for critique. It’

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Writing Tips

I wrote a personal blog here about Ursula K. Le Guin on how her life inspired me and how her death made me sad but also energi


© Ivan Sheedy. All rights reserved. This very small thought-piece is the beginning of a short story about two teenagers who p

Up the River

© Clara Hume. All rights reserved. Full disclosure for those who do not know. This is Mary Woodbury, and my pen name is Clara


© R. Plant. All Rights Reserved. This is a draft of a novel called Riptide. I think it fits into this literature because the

Writing Tips

I’m reposting this from an article at and will pin it to this site for a while. Feel free to suggest oth