Be Brief – Robb’s Rule #4

“Brevity is the soul of wit.” William Shakespeare, Hamlet Write tight. It’s tempting to stop here, as a hyperbolic statement of the value of brevity. The best humor sneaks up on you. Taking you on a path and then making a sudden […]

Positive Pretending – Robb’s Rule #3

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be very careful what we pretend to be.” Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night We know that fiction writers create their worlds by pretending to be something they’re not. But the reality is, at […]