Hitting the right note at the end of a novel can be tricky. Wrapping things up too neatly, leaving your protagonist smiling, often rings false. So what are an author's options?
Molly Giles wrote a … Continue reading >>
Victorian author Marie Corelli was once called “a woman of deplorable talent who imagined that she was a genius, and was accepted as a genius by a public to whose commonplace sentimentalities and … Continue reading >>
This guest post is written by award-winning writer, my fellow alum and friend, Diana Muñoz Stewart, on a wonderful panel discussion from the recent AWP Conference in Chicago. Any writer who has thrown … Continue reading >>
Have you ever struggled over what point-of-view is going to work best for your narrator? I recently changed a novel manuscript from first person POV (I) to third person (she). The reason for this is … Continue reading >>
I've know Shelley Stout for years from the online writing community, and I find her to be an author who has excelled in promoting her two novels, which has translated into solid book sales and, most … Continue reading >>
Thrillers or mysteries typically don't interest me, and I admit I was initially squeamish about reading this novel, especially with the ominous title, The Four Stages of Cruelty. Debut author Keith … Continue reading >>