How to Create Friction Between Character and Scene

Originally posted on Read to Write Stories:
What Burns Away, the debut novel by Melissa Falcon Field, has been called “thrilling” and “perceptive” by Tin House executive editor Michelle Wildgren. In life, people tend to work together. At weddings, when the…

How to Create Friction Between Character and Scene

Originally posted on Read to Write Stories:
What Burns Away, the debut novel by Melissa Falcon Field, has been called “thrilling” and “perceptive” by Tin House executive editor Michelle Wildgren. In life, people tend to work together. At weddings, when the…

Book Review: Resa Nelson’s Dragonfly

A Viking girl raised among Native Americans must overcome her desire to have a family of her own in order to fulfill her destiny. Greeta has known all her life that she is different. Her pale skin, blue eyes and

Book Review: Resa Nelson’s Dragonfly

A Viking girl raised among Native Americans must overcome her desire to have a family of her own in order to fulfill her destiny. Greeta has known all her life that she is different. Her pale skin, blue eyes and

Preview: Jade Kerrion’s Carnival Tricks

A mutant with telekinesis fit only for carnival tricks joins forces with a mercenary to keep a chemical weapon out of the hands of a shady genetics company and a South American cartel. Sophia Rios is a first year nursing

Preview: Jade Kerrion’s Carnival Tricks

A mutant with telekinesis fit only for carnival tricks joins forces with a mercenary to keep a chemical weapon out of the hands of a shady genetics company and a South American cartel. Sophia Rios is a first year nursing

Mark Lawrence is Sponsoring a Self-Published Fantasy Reviewing Contest

Originally posted on James Cormier:
Mark Lawrence, renowned author of the excellent The Broken Empire series, starting with Prince of Thorns, has rounded up ten of the most popular fantasy book bloggers on the web and convinced them to participate in a review…

Mark Lawrence is Sponsoring a Self-Published Fantasy Reviewing Contest

Originally posted on James Cormier:
Mark Lawrence, renowned author of the excellent The Broken Empire series, starting with Prince of Thorns, has rounded up ten of the most popular fantasy book bloggers on the web and convinced them to participate in a review…

Book Review: Raven Oak’s Amaskan Blood

A long lost princess turned assassin returns to her kingdom to protect her sister. The Amaskan Order is an ancient and secretive society of assassins, trained from childhood to serve justice to those who are beyond the law. Master Adelei

Book Review: Raven Oak’s Amaskan Blood

A long lost princess turned assassin returns to her kingdom to protect her sister. The Amaskan Order is an ancient and secretive society of assassins, trained from childhood to serve justice to those who are beyond the law. Master Adelei

Book Review: Mark of the Harbinger, Chris McCarthy

Humanity has fled Earth on slaved super-ships known as Eden, unable to die, unable to flourish, ruled over by a benevolent AI. Into this strange half-life comes Harbinger, a man out of time and out of place. Arc and the

Book Review: Mark of the Harbinger, Chris McCarthy

Humanity has fled Earth on slaved super-ships known as Eden, unable to die, unable to flourish, ruled over by a benevolent AI. Into this strange half-life comes Harbinger, a man out of time and out of place. Arc and the

Three Parts of the Writing Process That Get Authors Stuck: And How To Work Through the Halts

Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
One of the toughest things about writing fiction is getting stuck. We get stuck SO OFTEN as authors…. One of the keys to success is simply finding ways to overcome the…

Three Parts of the Writing Process That Get Authors Stuck: And How To Work Through the Halts

Originally posted on Creative Writing with the Crimson League:
One of the toughest things about writing fiction is getting stuck. We get stuck SO OFTEN as authors…. One of the keys to success is simply finding ways to overcome the…