NOVEL SPOTLIGHT (Pops): In 2011, Simon & Schuster published Stephen King’s 11/22/63. I received the book as a Christmas present from one of my sons-in-law. It’s weighty book, as King’s novels often are, of 850 pages or so. King has proven himself a […]
Steve McLain and Aaron Gansky look into the mysterious case of Show v. Tell. This is our take on when you should show, and when you should tell when writing fiction.
NOVEL SPOTLIGHT (Aaron): The Road by Cormac McCarthy I’m a sucker for stories about fathers and sons, and this one is about as gritty as it gets. Set in a post-apocalyptic future filled with cannibals and other darker perils, the father and son […]
Novel Spotlight (Molly Jo): Heart’s Song by Aaron Gansky and Kaye Morrison Developing Discipline–Mental Steps to Establishing Habit We started this year of FiF podcasts by focusing on the writer’s mind and way of thinking. Last week we chatted about the “Writer’s Mind: […]
Thanks to bensound.com for the intro and outro music. ASK THE AUTHOR: How do you fictionalize a real place without offending anyone? Especially if it’s the best setting for your story? How do you make the town, city, or whatever your own? AARON: If […]