Writer. Adventurer. Currently working on The Dreamless City, a series of steampunk novels and short stories.

Education and Creativity

As technology progresses, the world is becoming more automated. Following up on my post from yesterday about right brain vs. left brain thinking, in the future I believe it will … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 6 Comments

Right Brain vs Left Brain Writing

A well-written story is an amazing thing. It is fresh and full of tidbits which stick in the head long after the cover is closed. And yet, it is still … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · 16 Comments

Emo, Indie, and Writing

Last week I caught an interesting radio show during my lunch hour. The radio host was lamenting the demise of true emo rock and the rise of indie rock and … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 7 Comments

Rainy Saturday Music Playlist

Music is a huge part of my creative process, whether it is grooving in the car thinking up new ideas or playing the same songs over and over to catch … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 8 Comments

Recommended Writing Resources

For a while, I’ve been wanting to get the best of writing resources I’ve found and share them.  I have them bookmarked on various computers, saved in different reader and … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 13 Comments

Two Dozen Ways to Become a Multibilionaire

My MBA class this semester is an entrepreneurship class taught by Michael Coles, who started The Great American Cookie Company and turned around Caribou Coffee.  He also set three world … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · 8 Comments

Insights from the Day

Some interesting articles came my way today that I thought were worth sharing about the business of e-book publishing and online networking. And also some good music to share too. … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Dreamless City Writing Excerpt – Pocket Change

Time to introduce the third character of the love triangle in The Dreamless City, my steampunk urban fantasy novel.  Daschel Stagunner has been more of a challenge for me to … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · 6 Comments

Inspired To Be Inspiring

I have been writing this blog for many reasons, mostly to share my writing experiences, talk about my novel-in-process, and connect with other socially minded individuals.  Personally, this has been … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 11 Comments

How I Would Fix Television

Inspired by a recent Entertainment Weekly article, one of many lamenting the most recent wave of TV shows to fail, I decided to share my thoughts on how the networks … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 9 Comments

Saturday Music Playlist

Music is a huge part of my creative process, whether it is grooving in the car thinking up new ideas or playing the same songs over and over to catch … Continue reading

February 16, 2013

Can You Imagine?

Self-publishing is an entrepreneurial activity. You are completely in control of the product from R&D (writing and editing) to manufacturing (digital, audio, and/or print copies), distribution channels (again, digital, audio, … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 8 Comments

Posting Schedule for 2014-15

Monday through Friday I will be posting about writing as business and craft, the science of creativity, all things steampunk, and progress on The Dreamless City.

Weekends are reserved for my Music Playlist.

Writers of the Future Honorable Mention

About the Author

Tracy Cembor attempts to juggle a preschooler and a baby, a full-time job, random geekery, and the writing life. Currently working on The Dreamless City, a steampunk urban fantasy novel. Come join the adventure.