The Skin Map by Stephen R. Lawhead →
If you want to know how to tell a good story, read Lawhead’s books. Click the title above to read my review of his latest title.
writing advice: Eliminating Passive Writing →
writingadvice: By Laura Backes Passive writing is common pitfall, one so insidious that it even pops up in the writing of very experienced authors from time to time. It can sap the life and energy out of the most exciting story. I’ve read entire manuscripts written in passive sentences, which make the story…
writing advice: How to write the End of a Novel →
writingadvice: By AJ Humpage The ending of your novel might prove more difficult than writing that middle section, because unlike the simple fairytale ‘they lived happily ever after’ scenario, endings involve much more than plain statements and happy ever after moments. (…) Getting the ending right is as…
There’s a phrase, “sitzfleisch”, which means just plain sitting on your ass and...– Peter S. Beagle (via writingadvice)
The Band that Played On - Book Review →
I gave this book 5 stars in my review. I highly recommend it especially if you write history non-fiction or fiction. It’s a great resource because the author lists a lot of his original resources himself.
Mystery Novel - The Classic 12-Chapter Formula →