There are a lot of ways for a novelist to create suspense, but also really only two: one a trick, one an art. The trick is to keep a secret. Or many secrets, even. In Lee Child’s books, Jack Reacher… Read more

There are a lot of ways for a novelist to create suspense, but also really only two: one a trick, one an art. The trick is to keep a secret. Or many secrets, even. In Lee Child’s books, Jack Reacher… Read more

Prompt Set #536

writeinspiration: alloftheprompts: I need to borrow it for a minute. You need to see for yourself. Be a better human. Why are they so offended? I can’t solve it for you. You need to be everywhere. They’re really creepy. Give… Read morePrompt Set #536

Prompt Set #536

writeinspiration: alloftheprompts: I need to borrow it for a minute. You need to see for yourself. Be a better human. Why are they so offended? I can’t solve it for you. You need to be everywhere. They’re really creepy. Give… Read morePrompt Set #536

A Query

One of Kurt Vonnegut’s rules for writing short stories is that it should be apparent from the beginning what will happen at the end, so much so that if the last pages were to be blown away, then you would… Read moreA Query

A Query

One of Kurt Vonnegut’s rules for writing short stories is that it should be apparent from the beginning what will happen at the end, so much so that if the last pages were to be blown away, then you would… Read moreA Query