Category: Writing

What you want is practice, practice, practice. It doesn’t matter what we write (at least this is my view) at our age, so long as we write continually as well as we can. I feel that every time I write a page either of prose or of verse, with real effort, even if it’s thrown into the fire the next minute, I am so much further on.

C.S. LEWIS

Humorous Writing Tips

Make sure each pronoun agrees with their antecedent. Just between you and I, the case of pronoun is important. Watch out for irregular verbs which have crope into English. Verbs has to agree in number with their subjects. Don’t use…

I publish to be read. It’s the only thing that interests me about publication. So I employ all the strategies I know to capture the reader’s attention, stimulate curiosity, make the page as dense as possible and as easy as possible to turn. But once I have the reader’s attention I feel it is my right to pull it in whichever direction I choose. I don’t think the reader should be indulged as a consumer, because he isn’t one. Literature that indulges the tastes of the reader is a degraded literature. My goal is to disappoint the usual expectations and inspire new ones.

ELENA FERRANTE

New Project

Sitting out in the hammock one evening, staring at the stars, an idea came to me. It formed and formed some more, and in just a few minutes I knew I had another project. I’ve code-named it “Starshine” for now.…

S7 is Ready

And finally, after much revision, System Seven is ready. With a word count of 174,000 and a page count of 500 pages, it’s leaner and cleaner.  System Seven is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions.  

Expectations

There are a few basic expectations a reader has from a story. One is that it will move them, somewhere – in either the world, in their mind, or in their heart… preferably all three. Because reading is escape, movement is a…