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The first page of your book determines whether the reader will continue reading or if they will move on to another book. …

December 7, 2017

“Oh, you’re a fantasy writer? I love ‘The Lord of the Rings.’” “I don’t write that kind of fantasy.” “What other kind …

November 7, 2017

Do your characters fight right? Action is often a big part of the fantasy and sci-fi genres. Your story may not have …

October 7, 2017
Entertainment

We’ve spoken before about how little details can help color your storyworld. Societal habits, mating customs, dinner choices, and environmental aspects are …

August 10, 2017
Evil in the Water

If you’re writing a novel, you can’t do so without a healthy dose of tension. Whatever the protagonist’s goal is, your job …

July 9, 2017

So, I’m going to be talking about sex today. Again. My last article on the subject had more to do with the …

June 9, 2017

  In what world does your story live? Sounds like a strange question, doesn’t it? After all, most bookstores are stocked with …

March 6, 2017

  Multiple points-of-view. This topic can spark quite a discussion among authors. Some prefer showing their story through the eyes of more …

December 6, 2016
Character Eyes

The carbine was still jammed and Jim couldn’t do anything to fix it. He finally tossed it aside and cursed the shoddy …

November 9, 2016

“Mama, today I learned that Jesus used magic to heal the lame man!” My five-year-old daughter bounced on her toes, eager to …

November 6, 2016

  What do “The Lord of the Rings,” “The Chronicles of Narnia,” and “The Land of Oz” all have in common? Crack …

October 6, 2016

by Laura Zimmerman Allons-y! Say these words and any Doctor Who fan will be able to tell you the season(s) and …

September 2, 2016
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