Flash Fiction: Maze

We call this place the Maze.   It doesn’t have a meandering path. It is not asymmetric. There is not a block of cheese at the end.   We call this place the Maze because it is hard to get out.   It’s not a prison, not really. In prison they feed you. In prison, … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Maze

Blogging Resources

I’ve been at this for a little over a month, now, and am thrilled so far with the WordPress community. Thank you, everyone! I thought I’d put together a list of some of the resources I’ve found helpful, as I’ve found myself recommending them in comments frequently. Unsplash and Pexels: Almost all the stock images … Continue reading Blogging Resources

10 Places to End a Novel Chapter

  Where and how you end a novel chapter can have a major influence on whether or not the reader feels invested enough to finish the book. If it's too long, they may feel they don't have time to read it. If it's unexciting, they may not care enough to read the next chapter. So, … Continue reading 10 Places to End a Novel Chapter

My Favorite Fictional Characters

For me, characters make the story. Needless to say, I'm a big fan of character-driven plot. Here's a list of some of my fictional homies: Wolf Larsen Wolf is the captain of the Sea Wolf, the boat in the novel ...Sea Wolf. He's masculine, tough, and almost a little animal in his nature. His simple, … Continue reading My Favorite Fictional Characters

My Favorite Fiction Books

A list of my favorite books, in no particular order: The Call of the Wild, by Jack London The Road, by Cormac McCarthy Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen The Sea Wolf, by Jack London Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton … Continue reading My Favorite Fiction Books