If you’re looking for a writer to exchange critiques with, check out the Critique Connection page at Novel Rocket (a very awesome blog). Leave your “personal ad” in the comments, or respond […]
Readers are kind of like ducklings. They are cute, fluffy, and irresistible to nurture. In the search for meaningful intersections, story is a rare realm of trust. That bond of trust must be guarded through wise use of character point-of-view.
You are currently reading non-fiction. Does that mean this article will tell you the truth? Not necessarily.
Scienda Editorial congratulates Marc Schooley, whose novel Konig’s Fire received an ACFW Carol Award in the speculative category. The Carol Award (formerly Book of the Year) is one of the top two […]
Desire for your goal is good, but it doesn’t get you to the finish line. So let’s talk about the wisdom needed to get to where you belong. Self-publishing? Niche publishing? Commercial publishing? Take the measure of your options–and yourself.
Speech and writing are two different dialects of English due to their different media. When someone speaks, the message is mediated through their body language and inflection. When you write, your meaning is mediated by a blank piece of paper. “Craft” is learning how to make paper speak.
This is the big question for every new writer. Why am I doing this? Will it ever come to anything? Tips on starting to get published are a set of experiments that allow you to find your direction, not a formula for success, and you shouldn’t be intimidated by them. Let’s talk about embracing your unique journey.