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Selecting Stories For A Short Story Collection – Guest Post by Ashley Franz Holzmann

There are typically three options when it comes to organizing a collection of short stories. An editor can have the writers come to them by establishing a call for submissions, or they can contact the authors directly in order to publish current stories. The third option is to find the right authors and then build…

Unconventional Outlines

Does thinking about making an outline give you nightmares? An outline doesn’t have to be hard to write. An unconventional outline is fun to make, and as a bonus, you will end up with so much information that will make writing your book or story much easier. What will an outline lock you into what…

Richard Fenton & Andrea Waltz Guest Post/Interview – Music, Historical Events, & Developing Characters

Do they really listen to music while they write? Why did they choose to include the Boston Molasses Flood of 1919? How did they go about developing the wide array of characters in the book? How do they manage to keep all the different storylines straight? Before each episode of your book, you named a…