Amazon Author's Page Amazon Goodreads Review My thoughts: Palm Trees in the Snow is a translation of the novel by the Spanish writer, Luz Gabás. The novel addresses the tensions between Spain and it's colony, Guinea, through the lives of the Rabaltué family. The scope of the novel is ambitious and I [...]
This post was originally titled, “Master List of Romantic Conflicts,” but it really contains big ideas for entire plots. Of course, to write an engrossing love story–whether it… Source: 50 Romance Plot Ideas!
Let’s get a few things out of the way first. Pierce Brown’s Red Rising and its sequel Golden Son are well-written, intelligent sci-fi. The world-building’s solid (if a bit cliche-… Source: The Red Rising Trilogy and Lip Service Feminism | Rabbit Hole
Why American Publishing Needs Indie Presses Like Graywolf, Coffee House Press, and Dorothy – The Atlantic
As books from major publishers get bigger and more expensive, smaller houses are taking risks on more creative, original works. Source: Why American Publishing Needs Indie Presses Like Graywolf, Coffee House Press, and Dorothy - The Atlantic
A year ago at a literary festival in Wales, I met a woman. It was at a reception at a castle that had a beautiful park and a regal view of the Welsh landscape. I had no companion to the reception, … Source: On the Invisibility of Middle-Aged Women | Literary Hub
Guest Post by Florence LeFevre I’ve wondered, over the years, about that simple question. Why do I write? I’m an average person, with an average life, nothing out of the ordinary. Just plain me, with my family, friends, and addictions to TV Shows and salted caramel. But still, I write. The cliché is [...]
Today guest Buccaneer and YA Author Tanaz Bhathena shares a story about the importance of trying new ideas and adapting your writing habits. Source: FLEXIBILITY: Learning to Plot When You're a Pantser
I live fifty miles from Orlando. If you know anything about Central Florida, and especially the I-4 Corridor, fifty miles for us is nothing. We travel fifty miles to go to work each day. We will hop in our cars and drive fifty miles just to shop at our favorite store or visit a festival or [...]
The Blunt Instrument is a monthly advice column for writers. If you need tough advice for a writing problem, send your question to firstname.lastname@example.org. Dear Blunt Instrument, My questions … Source: » How Do You Know If Your Writing Is Any Good?