Lucas J.W. Johnson
Lucas is a freelance writer and game designer from Vancouver, BC. He writes things. Sometimes, they're even good.
Here he blogs about writing, queer issues, geekery, music, and life.
Check out his transmedia development business at Silverstring Media.
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At the start of the year, I had an idea for a project. I wanted to write a serialized fiction story in pieces small enough to fit inside a single Tweet. One tiny chunk of narrative prose every day, slowly … Continue reading
Today’s post is based on this article entitled A YA Op-Ed Mad Lib, For Your Editorial-Writing Convenience, a jab at all those bad articles about YA. I have filled it in for my own amusement. Enjoy. Now, first of all, … Continue reading
If I were obscenely rich, I’ve decided, I would become a patron of Awesome. That is to say, I would spend a large chunk of that money — after ensuring that I could live comfortably for the rest of my … Continue reading
Speaking Out: LGBTQ Youth Stand Up was released last week from Bold Stroke Books. It’s an anthology of stories about young queer kids dealing with and overcoming homophobia and transphobia. And I wrote one of the stories in it. “Subtle … Continue reading
Originally posted at Silverstring Media. A friend and I were just discussing JK Rowling’s Pottermore announcement from earlier today, especially in relation to this video I was pointed towards by vlogbrothers Hank and John Green: The gist is that the … Continue reading
I don’t have a lot of really insightful things to say this week (do I ever?); instead, I’m just going to give you some updates on things I’ve been working on in the last little while. Facts and Arguments The … Continue reading
So, I sit in my room or my coffee shop for several hours every day for a few months, and write a novel. Then I do the same to edit the novel. Then I send it out to agents and … Continue reading
or: On Judging Bookstores Last week, I wrote a post at Silverstring Media about the risk of ghettoizing stories for certain demographics, the risk of (for example) labling a story within a transmedia property as the gay story, and thus … Continue reading