How to Write Point of View

  Point of view, the position of the narrator in relation to the story, is at the heart of fiction. Every story has a perspective...

MY MUSES ARE COURAGEOUS

Nearly thirty years ago, I look like a Muslim, arriving an hour late for a township meeting in Gatesville.  Twenty South African Police (SAP)...

A VILLAGE LOST IN TIME

  Tennessee is a lovely state, particularly in the spring when the redbud blooms crimson, the Forsythia gold and purple clover covers the fields. The...

5 Great Rock/Hard Rock/Metal Albums That You May or May Not Know

There are many albums out there that I like a great deal; maybe even love. However, I reserve the title of great for a...

From Science-Fiction to Space: What’s Really Next?

As a science fiction writer, I take great interest in following the progress of our science peers from the genetics labs to the observatories...

Do we have to be so “edgy?”

Whenever I attend a writing seminar or workshop, or sit in on a reading of a prospective new play, it takes, on average, about...

Take My Breath Away: The Importance of Your Book’s Cover

We all remember the idiom "Don't judge a book by its cover" and while that might be true, in today's competitive marketplace a lot...

4 Ways that Fear Affects Writing

There is one common denominator in everything we do and every choice that we make. Fear.  Writing is no different. The fear of success,...

Lee Stone

With Words and Golf Strokes, Fewer is Better The late author and literary critic Christopher Hitchens once said, “Everyone does have a book inside them,...

JACK GUNN ASIAN MYSTERY THRILLERS

My stories may be fiction but they are based on some of my real life experiences and adventures. I wrote Jack Gunn Asian Mystery...

Because She’s A Lady! Expressions Of Worship by Faye Jones Howard

ALREADY CHOSEN "Your song is vague and it lacks focus.  It's redundant at repetitive.  However, I would say that it has passion!  Hone in on...

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