Author Archives: Forrester Lybrand

About Forrester Lybrand

I'm a poet and author. I create good fiction and good fantasy.

“We Writers are the Most Lily-Livered of All Craftsmen”

My dear old dad bought me a copy of “If You Want to Write” by Brenda Ueland.  Again, as I suggested in the last post, you should read this book, if you want to write.  I’ve already come across an … Continue reading

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Rethinking “Show, Don’t Tell”

Or Do Either; Each is Beside the Point.             One of the age-old adages of writing tips is “Show, Don’t Tell.”  It’s in nearly every book on writing I’ve read, it’s in my dad’s writing course (The Writing Course).  If … Continue reading

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On Sequels, Michelangelo, and Daily Writing Goals

Well, my daily goal is to write at least 1000 words.  It isn’t a difficult goal, but sometimes it seems to take me longer than it should.  I spend time looking back at what I’ve already written, usually to make … Continue reading

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My Opinion on the Oscars

    I contribute a comic strip twice a week to the University of Texas’ newspaper, “The Daily Texan.” While I love movies and love acting, I find the Oscars to be rather silly.  This nationwide celebration of people who … Continue reading

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“We Kill Death” Book Trailer

Home-made book trailer for We Kill Death. I tried my best to produce something more artistic and suggestive than hammish and corny. Let me know if I succeeded…and let me know if this was effective in piquing your interest in … Continue reading

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