Showing vs. telling: both are key to establishing mood and tone, and creating an immersive storytelling experience.
A story of family, royalty, duty, and survival, Sons of Fire by Tracy Auerbach is a thrilling YA adventure read that combines reality and fantasy in unexpected ways.
Black and white is great for photography. In stories? Not so much. Painting your fictional characters in shades of grey is crucial.
Writing action sequences (without punching yourself or your audience in the face) is a delicate art.
Using her own journey to self-awareness and happiness as her guide, Goodrich weaves a tale of heartbreak, escapism, cross-cultural conversions, and second chances.
There is no right way to create and use character backstories, but with practice and revisions, you can find the happy medium between too much and not enough.
Annette Hess takes us to post-WWII Germany to follow the Frankfurt Trials and a young translator who must learn the difference between knowing and telling the truth.
Karina Sainz Borgo tells a story of resilience and humanity in battered and torn Venezuela.
Self-published author Thomas Gaffney explores the weird and the unexpected in this collection of short stories.
World-building is how we writers enable our paranoid, Type A control freak habits, and write stories our readers can really dive into.