That’s no joke. You can read the first few chapters of my books, online, right in your browser. No email required. No questions asked.
My last post dealt with the health benefits of writing, a little bit each day. What about reading? Read on.
Last Thursday’s post was about registering copyright, which I feel is a must for every published work. Is there any other forms of protection?
When I write screenplays, my mantra, borrowed from Scott Myers at Go Into The Story, is “Watch movies. Read scripts. Write pages.” What about adapting that to writing books?
I guess I’m a “little” biased (“Little? HA!”) since I’m a self-confessed uberfan, but Stephen King’s advice continues to be both wise and inspirational.
As I wrote my first novel, I would often struggle and pause, thinking about the distinction between showing and telling. Too much telling, and there’s no life. To much showing, and the reader can get lost, or overwhelmed.