writing

Loose Ends

Mirror-Posted at Mad Genius Club this morning Life is all about uncertainties. Fiction, on the other hand, is required to make sense, or your readers throw things (like your book) at you. I was contemplating this as I was driving today, loose ends, and the raveling up of said threads, taking the untidy things and… Read More Loose Ends

fiction, writing

Stilted Writing

I’m reading a couple of novels written by new writers. I’m finding they share something that I have noticed before in debut efforts. I am trying to figure out how to express coherently what the impression they gave me was. My First Reader suggests that perhaps it boils down to ‘spending to much time on… Read More Stilted Writing