Lesson 09: The Storytelling Imagination

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts In this episode, Trevor discusses sources of inspiration, the imaginative work at the heart of all writing, healthy creative habits, and how to put your subconscious mind to work in the realm of storytelling. Learn how to listen when ideas come, capture them, and develop … More Lesson 09: The Storytelling Imagination


CONTENT WARNING: Discussions and depictions of illness and death, depression, mental health issues, and suicidal ideation. I’d like to introduce you all to an old friend of mine. He’s been gone a long time, and though I didn’t want him to come back, there’s something oddly comfortable about his presence. He’s a known quantity, an … More Continue?

Story 07: The Stars Eternal

Listen on Podbean Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Listen on Google Podcasts At the end of a revolution they helped to lead, the crew of the ISC Elementis is ordered to execute one of their crewmates: an immortal alien traveler known as the Castaway. But when they find themselves under attack by the Castaway’s oldest enemy, the captain must put aside duty and … More Story 07: The Stars Eternal


Sigh. Take a sip of coffee, and begin again. Hello. My name is Trevor Van Winkle, and I’m asexual. For those who know me, I don’t really think that statement will come as a surprise. For those who don’t know me but are familiar with asexuality, it shouldn’t be a terrible shock either. But for … More Ace