Tag: Stephen King

They Never Saw Stu Redman Again — or — 3 Things Storytellers Can Learn From Uncle Stevie

 Now, I’m well aware that Stephen King isn’t everyone’s favorite flavor. That’s fine. No biggie. I’m not here to discuss his merits as a Great American novelist. What I will argue is that the man knows how to write a novel. He can spin…

Building Tension

Someone asked me once what my “reading guilty pleasure” was. I had to think about that. Did I feel guilty about any of the books I read? Well, not really. Do I ever feel guilty about spending my time reading? Nope. So, I reframed…

Overcoming a Book Phobia

March is reading month and I’m going to be issuing challenges. Wheee! Check out the last two: Read a Series and Read Something Different.  When I was a kid there was one book that haunted me. The cover looked nothing short of sinister. A…

Yoda. Snooki. Stephen King. And Dealing With Rejection.

Last night I learned that an editor declined to publish the novel I’m working on. No. No. No. Don’t feel pity for me. Don’t. I’m fine! Seriously. This isn’t my first rejection. It won’t be my last.  Rejection is part of the job. It’s…

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