Mark PJ Nadon is the author of several novels and short stories. He is working on his first self-published book, to be released early in 2019. Until that novel is published you can look forward to many book reviews on fiction and non-fiction. Soon Mark will also be posting short stories for you to read for free.
Words this week: Serendipity, perspicaciously, culminating Submitted by: Victoria Diaz Part 3: 1000 – 1500 words (or so) I roll my eyes and shake my head at him the moment his lips move. I hope he knows how angry I am. He frowns and mouths words I can’t hear because of the thunderous roar of […]
Here is a character development tip I learned from Brandon Sanderson (epic fantasy author): When you choose a character and decide their main function in the story (mentor, best friend, etc.) decide on who the worst person for this role would be and cast that person for it. This will create great conflict and lead […]
Let’s talk red herrings. On my journey as a writer and reader, I fell in love with the concept of red herrings. They are used most often in mystery and thrillers (the most obvious examples), but are common enough in fantasy and science fiction. What is a red herring? A deliberate diversion of attention with […]