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What Does Fiction Mean

8 Steps To Cracking The YA Mindset

Young Adult fiction is wildly popular. I write it, and I know several dozen other writers that do too. It's becoming the front runner for the biggest share of sales across the whole book/ebook mark...


If people ever look down upon you for crying for fictional characters you should give them a gentle pitying look & feel bad for them If they’ve never cried for a fictional character then they’ve never loved one (& what a joy that is) If they’ve never cried at a book, movie, piece of music, then they’ve missed one of the great pleasures life has to offer Just because fiction does not contain things that are real doesn’t mean it doesn’t contain truth & we find it through the alchemy of our…


'The Course of Love', Alain De Botton. Reviewed in The Guardian:


14 Horrible Situations for Book Lovers to Be in

Gilbert (Anne of Green Gables), Mr. Darcy (Pride and Prejudice), Four (Divergent), Landon (A Walk to Remember), Nate (Love finds you in Silver City, Idaho), and of course....Peeta! (The Hunger Games) 😍😍😍


How to Find Your Writing Voice: 10 Questions to Ask

Why is it that when you love someone's writing, you want to read every book they've ever written? Why is it that some readers will buy all of J.K. Rowling's books, even if she's writing in a completely different genre than the Harry Potter series? And for us writers, how can we go from "unknown writer" to "published author"? It's all about your writing voice.


What is this animal's name? Where does it live? What does it eat? Write a story with this animal as a character.