Welcome: A Writer’s Corner

Gideon Smith

Welcome to my home on the web. This site contains my updates on books and my blog. The latter is a mix of musings on writing, Twitter, and other people’s work I admire.

Latest blog posts:

Writing Choices: Quality vs Quantity

If you follow my blog you will know that on 5/1/23 I decided to try an experiment. I wanted to see if, by writing a blog entry every day, I could create a ‘writing habit’. It was intended as a 21 day straight series, but I have decided to end it early. Why? So in…

Generating Durable Short Story Ideas

I know that for some it starts with a character. Stephen King, when writing novels, puts characters in situations and sees how they evolve. I don’t know if he does short stories that way, but I imagine some people do. For me, it usually starts with an idea or a question, or a destination (ending).…

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My Writing

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Current Projects

Schism of the Mages’ Order

107k Epic fantasy novel

Leather and Steel

98k Epic fantasy novel

Short Stories

Science Fiction

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Gideon Smith

Scientist, nerd, science fiction and fantasy fan, author.