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Writing Short Fiction, by Jo Huddleston and book giveaway.

A great exercise in learning the elements of writing a good story is creating  shorter fiction, such as a novella or a short story. My guest blogger today, Jo Huddleston, multi-published author of books, articles, and short stories, will share her expertise on how to write short fiction . Jo is also the author of a new […]

Through An Editor’s Eye

At a recent writer’s conference, ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers), I attended a workshop presented by two editors representing different publishers, Ami McConnell from Nelson and Becky Philpott from Zondervan, both being part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing. They shared advice on how an editor views a novel, being considered for publication, based on four categories: […]

More Rules of Writing Fiction From The Best

Stephen King has written many novels, but one of his popular books is called, Stephen King On Writing and offers twenty solid rules for writing. I loved the book capturing Kings’ unique wit and candor and his rules are great. If these twenty rules intrigue you and you want to learn more, re-read or purchase […]

Rules for Writing Fiction From The Best

After Elmore Lenoard died, one of my writer friends sent out a list of his Rules of Writing. This gave me the idea to look and find what other famous authors were guided by writing rules. I found this fun, interesting and worth sharing with other Writers Elmore Leonard started out writing westerns, then turned […]