One piece of advice that literary fiction agents often give is that “page one” needs to present the hero with a problem.
I loved the stories. And I refuse to be ashamed.
Here's a guide, organized by philosophy.
J. K. Rowling drew upon star lore to name some of her characters, and this seems like a great excuse to talk about a few of the sky's wonders.
Soon, the violin’s circle of danger expands to include Ace, then tightens like a hangman’s noose.
He looked the clerical type … easy life, we call them. No wonder he’d gotten so out of breath so quickly.
Welcome to the "FINDING BILLY BATTLES TRILOGY" Blog Tour! My author friend Ron Yates is celebrating the completion of his marvelous historical fiction trilogy. He shares an except from volume three, here. I'm very glad to get a sneak peek into these sights and scents from old Mexico. Welcome, Ron! Excerpt from Chapter Three of: The…
Newly released anthology of fantastic fiction.
… use them sparingly, as flavor enhancers ...
The tip: read some old newspapers!