Who doesn’t love a good heist story? Markus Zusak may have popularized the idea in his YA novel, 'The Book Thief,' but literary theft isn’t exclusive to the realm of fiction.
Differing studies have found that the average U.S. student spends between $600 and $1,200 a year on textbooks and supplies. What exactly makes textbooks so expensive?
Perhaps our fondness stems from that image in the collective cultural imagination: a man with his typewriter, clacking away in a lonely hotel room, bottle of cognac at his side.
Have you ever wished that Rivendell existed so that you could go there next spring break? Fictional realists argue that technically, it does.
How can your fiction be as visual and engrossing as a film? Here are some suggestions.
You've always heard the maxim, "Show, don't tell..." but almost no writing teacher ever explains... How. Discover how to strengthen your prose by unpacking abstract and static verbs into descriptive action.
Ten obvious truths about fiction and its relationship with your readers.
Why the best descriptions are the ones that are easily understood, yet leave a lasting impression on readers’ minds.