Hey all! I am sure that since we are all actively participating in the online writing community, we have seen the recent twitter fallout that has caused two major book releases to be cancelled. If you haven't, check out this article explaining the recent events, and I will do my best to summarize it below. … Continue reading I Hate Twitter as an Author Platform
Back when I was reading slush for PodCastle, one of the things that would get me to perk up was when a writer would introduce a clear character motivation within the first page. This didn't have to be anything major. In fact, it didn't necessarily have to be the focus of the story. I just wanted to feel a sense of purpose from the get-go. I hated reading a story and not having a clear understand of why I was reading.