'Never let the audience see your lips move.'
To a ventriloquist, this seems like obvious advice. But to an author, it can be equally valuable. Part of the conceit of a ventriloquist's act is the belief that the dummy is real. It has a voice of[Read this blog post]
A while back, I heard about Jefferson Smith. He had this idea for his blog, where he would get on his treadmill and read a book by an indie author. The challenge for that book was to keep his interest for the length of his 40-minute workout. Anyt[Read this blog post]
I use commas the way the B29 dropped bombs: let them loose to fall where they may, and hope they land where you want them.
I can't spell names I invented.
I string together sentences longer than some short stories.
This is why we have e[Read this blog post]
There are two reasons people read fantasy. No, really. There are dozens of reasons to read, from escapism to information, spiritual growth to titillation. You can find these and more within fantasy, but in other genres as well. What brings a reader[Read this blog post]