Story Engineering


Story Engineering by Larry Brooks is a different kind of writing book. It’s not an inspirational memoir, with some writing tips thrown in. Nor is it an in-depth exploration of one or more aspects of…

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Write Away


When I picked up Write Away, I had never heard of the author, Elizabeth George. All I knew of her book is that several authors have said this is a “must read.” I’m inclined to…

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Time to Break the Rules of Writing


I hate rules, and the rules of writing are no exception. Actually, I need to explain that. My husband would tell you I love rules. I do, when I want someone else to follow them….

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How to Write a Book: Point of View


One of the most difficult lessons I struggled with when learning how to write a book was in the area of point of view. In other words, from whose eyes will the reader see the…

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