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How to Write Fiction

Author Laura Drake on Indie v.s. Traditional Publishing, Cowboys and Why She Loves Her Motorcycle

Holly Robinson | Posted 01.15.2016 | Books
Holly Robinson

"I'd have to say my art imitates my life. I've always been one to throw myself off cliffs. Not because I'm brave, but because I can't stop myself; that's how I learn best."

Vow to Write Better, Not Faster in 2016, Despite Our Binge-Loving Culture

Holly Robinson | Posted 01.09.2016 | Books
Holly Robinson

My resolution for 2016 is to resist any outside pressure to speed up my fiction, whether it comes from the publishing world, my writer friends, or the marketplace. Instead, I will write the kind of fiction that feeds my soul and, I hope, sings for my readers, no matter how long it takes.

Revising Your Novel: Beware, Your Research Is Showing

Holly Robinson | Posted 06.29.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

As someone who holds a doctorate in sociology, Barbara Shapiro is an avid reader and researcher; fortunately, she also has a writing group that critiques her work and is always poised to shout: "Your research is showing!"