Does Your Story Have The ‘IT’ Factor?

Two undeniable facts about story: 1) Readers love a good story, whether it is a short story, novella, stand-alone novel, or a multi-book series. We want to dive into stories that take us to exciting places and time periods we have never experienced, such as: Space, the wild west, ancient Greece, Rome, Alaska. We wantContinue reading “Does Your Story Have The ‘IT’ Factor?”

Wiley Writing: Interpretation of Character (Reality vs. Fiction)

Writers of fiction, and sometimes certain types of poetry, use a strong magnifying lens when creating characters for their stories. We hear of the importance of writing believable characters and the need to zero in on specific traits of each character to make them relate as fully formed people. They must have voices, behaviors andContinue reading “Wiley Writing: Interpretation of Character (Reality vs. Fiction)”