Ever wonder where authors come up with their ideas? Here are some ideas to help you get your idea straight in your mind.
Ever wonder the best way to begin your book? Outline? Discovery writing? Snowflakes? Hear what Steve and I have to say on the issue.
DRS Episode 372 – Writing Short Fiction Like A Boss
Sep 26th, 2015
Scott, Terry, Justin, and Paul think they know how to write short fiction which is: anything less than novel length. Also? Is Scott an insect?
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