“The Fall of the Fated Queen” is Here!

Can an eccentric financier on the cusp of middle age find the greatness he feels has eluded him by successfully…

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How to Create Good Characters in 3 Steps

You’ve been struck by a creative bolt of lightning and now a new project sits before you. What do you…

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Wired for Story: Review

Most communication involves storytelling. According to the “Godzilla of Persuasion” himself, Robert Cialdini, communication itself evolved more to persuade than…

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High Concept, or How to Make Sure Your Idea Doesn’t Suck

Most communication rests on storytelling. Even a mundane task, like explaining that there’s a traffic delay, or telling your audience…

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Head Hopping: The First Mistake New Authors Make

Let’s say that there’s been a steady influx of off-world officers onto your planet and into your town. You don’t…

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Frieza vs. Cell: Who is the Better Villain?

The Tyrant of Universe 7 stands in one corner. A genetically modified organism stands in the other, the terror of…

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The 5 Simplest Ways to Improve Your Writing Skills

I’ve been writing a long time. This is my second year freelancing. I’ve written non-fiction. I’ve written fiction I will…

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Did the Iliad and the Odyssey Have the Same Author?

It’s one of the longest-lasting mysteries in the world. Did the Iliad and the Odyssey have the same author? Was…

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