The first comprehensive reference book for writers – 150% FUNDED ON KICKSTARTER – Available on Amazon this Fall!
The first comprehensive fully-clickable reference book for writers is available now!
– 100s of articles
– 1000s of links
Timeless wisdom – vintage graphics – modern technology! http://wp.me/p2XeDk-r4
My nephew recently begged me to get Hollywood to include more realistic gunplay in action movies and TV shows. He points out that the sound of a gun going off … Continue reading
1. Length formula: 60,000 words, divided into four sections of 15,000 words, six chapters in each section, no chapter longer than 2,500 words. Each chapter is required to contain elements … Continue reading
Meet Ngram, an intriguing data-mining device from Google that charts the relative citation of any words or phrases in all books published (that are in the Google database). Enter your … Continue reading
Stieg Larsson, Stephanie Meyer, J K Rowling, James Patterson and Dan Brown… What `Top 10 Things’ do their best-selling fiction novels all have in common? 1) ALL ARE IN THE SAME GENRE… All … Continue reading
American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Nebraska Philomena 12 Years a Slave The Wolf of Wall Street The Bechdel Test, created in 1985 by the cartoonist and … Continue reading
Fantasy is important – especially for writers. But maybe we should try to fantasize more about simply finishing the project, not the wild success we’ll enjoy after it’s written. Here’s … Continue reading
It’s not just your imagination, there’s still a major gender imbalance in magazines, especially book reviews and coverage of books. Keep your fingers crossed that things might have gotten a … Continue reading