Writing Realistic Stories about Siblings The author Leo Tolstoy famously wrote in his book Anna Karenina, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is
I opened the revisions file from my editor on my latest work in progress and was surprised by the number one item on her list.
Whether your manuscript is an epic saga or spans the length of an hour, it’s easy to get lost in your own world and lose
So you want to include a character in your story that’s part of a culture you’re unfamiliar with or who knows a language you cannot
Angie Martin When it comes to choosing a location for a novel, short story, or script, many authors stick with what they know. Stephen King’s
Let’s face it: Kids are a lot of work. No one would argue that point in the real world—no one who’s spent time around them,
Texas: It Really Is Like a Whole Other Country When you think of Texas, a few images might come to mind: cowboys, hot prairies with
“Your eyes touch me physically.” —“The Warrior,” performed by Scandal, written by Holly Knight and Nick Gilder Oh, the amazing wandering body parts. The absolute
In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the district attorneys,
People get sick or injured all the time and seek medical care in a doctor’s office or hospital emergency room setting. When story characters encounter
You’ve written a rollicking good story set in eighteenth-century France, and now you want to add some killer details. It’s time to immerse yourself in
Michael Evans’s Creator Economy for Authors delves into the significant shifts occurring in the publishing world. Highlighting the movement from traditional platforms to communities spearheaded
What Indie Authors Should Know to Ensure Their Posts Are Seen Until the late twentieth century, town criers were used to spread the word about
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