Archive | 2015

Do You Know What You Are Looking For?

How to Help Readers Find Books They Didn’t Know They Were Looking For Ask 100 readers why they read, and you will probably get 100 different answers. Ask 100 non-fiction writers why readers read, and you will get one answer: readers read because they have a problem and are looking for a solution. That may be […]

Editing a paper

On Editing

After the writing itself, editing is the most important part of the writing process. It is also the most dreaded and the part that many beginners make the mistake of skipping. No matter how good of a writer you are, chances are that your manuscript needs editing. There are several reasons for this. The first […]

Once Upon a Saturn Moon

Author’s Blog: Introducing Once Upon a Saturn Moon

Let me tell you a little story. In 1994, two teen boys read Ray Bradbury’s bestseller, The Martian Chronicles. The novel inspired them to start their own science fiction tale. It would be an experiment of sorts, where each would write an alternating chapter. I started with the line: Despite its distance from the chilly, gusty land […]

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