Writing Wednesday: Plot III. Narrative Structure

There is a template for story. Actually, there are many. I give one example here. Do you have to follow it? No. Should you understand it as a craftsperson writer? Yes. Remember, we can only break rules if we know them first. The trend that I’m seeing, is less...

Should eBook covers be the same as print covers?

I don’t think so. We’re used to print covers, the standard 2 to 3 ratio, and for the cover to stand alone, hopefully facing out in a book store (although that only happens for the big-name authors—or after an author visits a book store and turns their own books...
Writer Wednesday: Characters. The People of your Story

Writer Wednesday: Characters. The People of your Story

Think of your favorite books. What do you remember most? That plot twist? No. We remember characters. They are the essence of our story. People relate to people. So how do you come up with characters? Character: The People of your Story from Cool Gus...