Mark Cooper- Editor

Let's tinker with it.

In space, no one can hear you theme

More on theme. If you read the previous post I decry Prometheus for not providing a thematic compass for the characters. I’ve been chewing a lot on the gristle of theme. I recently worked on […]

Jun, 22 · in Planning,Writing

In space, no one can hear you think

    There will be no spoilers in this post, I promise. I saw “Prometheus” last night, and was left feeling (like many reviewers) that it bit off more than it can chew. Thematically, the […]

Jun, 13 · in Planning,Writing

Goodbye for Now promo video

Extremely charming promotional video for Laurie Frankel’s forthcoming novel Goodbye for Now. Click this to watch the video.

Jun, 04

Why does this blog read like a press release?

I don’t know. Actually, I do know. It’s because I’m trying too hard. Seriously! Let this be a lesson to you kids: Have fun while you write. We spend enough time bleeding over pages.

Jun, 03

North Seattle SFF Meetup

Spent the afternoon with the members of the North Seattle Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers group. It was inspiring. Not only is the group filled with talented writers, the discussions were insightful, respectful and on-target. […]

Jun, 03


Jun, 01

Hello, World

Hello, World. My first editor was an old-school investigative journalist from the days when newspapers were laid out with razor blades and glue. He hired me to write for a nascent technology magazine not because […]

May, 31