It sure would be nice if coming up with names for your fictional characters was as easy as it seems at first blush.
About two months ago, something like that, I learned about the Proust Questionnaire. As conceived by Marcel Proust—a writer I…
This fall, I have been teaching a course at Middle Tennessee State University (Go Blue Raiders!) called, “Writing for Interactive…
For those who don’t know what a dream journal is, it’s exactly what it sounds like: a place where you write down your dreams.
How did it go? Pretty well. I made it, anyway.
It’s one thing to torch people’s time, it’s quite another to torch their faith in humanity.
Is getting nominated for a Pushcart Prize something to brag about?
Virginia Woolf said, “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”
How to show readers the ways of your newly created world without making them feel like they’re on the receiving end of an “info dump”?
While marketing my debut novel, We Take Care of Our Own, I have made a couple of unsettling discoveries.