Dealing with Writer's Block

The dictionary defines writer’s block as a usually temporary psychological inability to begin or continue work on a piece of…

Shadow Lord – a Review

Something rotten is going on in the world of the aventurieri, the winged, nocturnal hunters with a dietary need for…

Literary Fiction: What is it Really? – Guest Post by Christopher Meeks

“Literary” is a type of book many people admire, but it’s not a genre that people necessarily seek. It’s even hard to call it a genre the way “mystery,” “romance,” and “paranormal” might be. Books that appear on Amazon’s literary bestseller list, for example, reveal how widely defined “literary” really is. For instance, this week,…

Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night – a Review

Love Will Make You Drink and Gamble, Stay Out Late at Night is a book of short stories.  Each of the stories is about relationships.  They tell about the mistakes made, words misunderstood, and the resulting misadventures had.  All of the stories revolve around life in Santa Barbara. This book has twelve short stories.  One…

Choosing a Name for Your Character

There are several things you should consider before choosing the name your character will be known by. One of the first things you should look at is the time or era in which your story takes place. Say your story or novel takes place in 1925. The five most popular names for boys in 1925…