Hannah Mills, Guest Contributor Hannah Mills, a veteran student of The One Year Adventure Novel (OYAN), shares her thoughts about Jeff Gerke's book, The Art and Craft of Writing Christian Fiction, with special attention to how Gerke’s insights intersect with the fiction-writing structure taught in OYAN.
Daniel Schwabauer Daniel Schwabauer ("Mr. S." to many of you) recorded an audio presentation of one of his favorite short stories, "Mountain Man," a Breckenridge Elkins story by Robert E. Howard. The story, read by Daniel, features his very own genuine acting voice. This may, or may not, be a plus. We hope you enjoy your gift as much as he enjoyed creating it for you.
Daniel Schwabauer I sometimes wonder if my work-in-progress will ever be anything more than a private playground for my characters. Of course, all of this self-analysis can go too far.
Rebecca Harrison, Guest Contributor Villains can be some of the most difficult characters to write and they can be the difference between a stagnant story and a powerful one.
Miguel Flores, Guest Contributor Few things we learn about writing are consistently applicable to every writer. One of those rare things is this: writing is hard.