I want to share an article from Goodreads; it's an interview with self-published author Intisar Khanani. Here's the link to the article: Link Now, I haven't read Thorn, her book, but I wanted to point out some very sound advice from Khanani. The first is, "I figured if I wanted to be a writer, I needed to … Continue reading Listening to Advice
Getting writing advice is like getting diet advice; everyone and their uncle’s got a magic solution, or has heard some “expert” talk about this or that. Don’t drink milk, drink milk, coffee causes cancer, coffee is good for the heart – it’s an endless cycle of contradicting advice from “experts.” Don't use adverbs; don't use … Continue reading Getting Writing Advice
Since accepting book review requests, I've noticed things. First, a lot of writers misuse commas. Second, people don't read very closely. (No attachments means no attachments.) Third, and the purpose of this post, is that the majority of indie writers can't write a hook to save their lives. When you crack open a hardcover book … Continue reading What’s a Hook?