Writer vs. Author Debate

Recently, I came across a debate on social media about when a writer could officially call themselves an author. A battle of wills and opinions ensued. You probably have your own idea about qualifications. Here’s the ruling: According to the dictionary, a writer is ‘one who expresses ideas in writing’ or ‘one engaged in literary […]

Villains Rule

How to create villains that make your story memorable. If you want to give your readers a story they can really sink their teeth into, you are going to need a badass. No, not a badass hero – a badass villain. Think about some of the books you’ve read in the past that enthralled you. […]