"Ban these evil games", "Videogame violence corrupting our nation’;s youth", "video games stop my husband". It seems everyday that the media are making more and more claims about the evils of videogames. But are these claims based on fact, or is it merely that there is a juicy new scapegoat […]

Words make all the difference. It’s not just what you say, but how you say it. Once a writer finishes his or her 80,000-word masterpiece, they often find the work has only begun. I recently did a rewrite that took my manuscript from 315 pages down to 265 pages long. […]