Religion in Fiction

Certain works of fiction are designed to appeal to readers with strong belief systems. But not all “religious fiction” need be religious.

Being Prolific

How to make a living as an author. Being prolific is not something I think about, but it is something I can teach.

Surprises and Revelations

6 Ways to Add Surprise to Your Writing Hollywood loves a “reveal.” That’s a moment where a bit of information that has been withheld from the audience is suddenly revealed onscreen. You’ve seen it a hundred times in the movies, often handled poorly. In the latest movie in the Pirates of the Caribbean series, the […]

Garnering Reviews

As a writer, I know that reviews can help, but they don’t make or break sales.

Measuring Up to the Competition

Whenever you express an idea, you can look at the poetry of your language, your use of diction, your originality, and compare it to other samples of the same idea.