Category Archives: Writing

Writing a Novel Like a Movie

Originally posted on How I Got My First Novel Published . . . and other musings:
When I wrote The Silent Partner, I wrote it with visual stimulations of storytelling that I hoped would resonate with readers. Sure, there had to be great mechanics, grammar,…

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Why Read Dystopian Novels?

Originally posted on Tor/Forge Blog:
Written by P.J. Hoover A world in which children are sent to battle to the death for our amusement. One in which the moon has been knocked from its orbit. And another in which…

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Fiction: Enforcers

Enforcers I don’t know when I first noticed them; or, why it seemed no one else saw them.  But, when I realized they couldn’t see me, I ran. —– Some friends from our meetup group in Schaumburg wanted to meet … Continue reading

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What Hemingway Can Teach You About Web Writing

Originally posted on 101 Books:
William Faulkner once said, “[Hemingway] has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the dictionary.” Hemingway responded: “Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words?” No…

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About guest post requests.

Readers? Has anyone ever asked if they could write for you? Ghost.

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WHAT is important?

Friends, For such a common word, ‘what’ is sometimes important. Isn’t it? When someone says, “You did WHAT?” Don’t you immediately try to figure out ‘what’ got you in trouble? I opened this blog thinking I would write about the … Continue reading

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Geisha Zombies

Friends, I thought this was the strangest thing to hear. But, at a writers’ meeting, I guess you hear all sorts of strange things. But, a Geisha Zombie was a surprise. What do you think? Ghost.

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