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Character Flaw and its Importance

What exactly is a character flaw? It is a weakness, a mar, or an imperfection that causes the downfall of a character, or adds depth to it, or cause serious damage. Characters are the heart and soul of your book. You can either make your valuable readers love them, or love to hate them. Mary-Sue…

Hachette and Amazon. Let’s Talk About It.

Originally posted on Shannon A Thompson:
If you haven’t heard, Cold War II is happening between publishers and distributers right now – specifically Hachette Book Group (Little, Brown and Company’s parent company) and Amazon – but there are others involved, including Wal-Mart, Barnes & Noble, and …oh, yeah…AUTHORS. (Because the fighters seem to forget to mention…

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Last but not the least…

So, yeah, who doesn’t have an imaginary award receiving speech prepared at the back of their heads? Standing in front of my bathroom mirror, hair brush the mic, and I take off thanking each and everyone who brought me…there. I’d say bad eating habits, but then it’d get censored. The award I pretend I receive…

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Book review: Sleaze—FREE ebook

Sleaze. A wonderfully written novel about a to-be director Parker Jennings, who realizes what world he is stepping into after he meets Sophie Winters—the upcoming Hollywood star. But wait, there is more to it. Sophie is famous for being spoiled. Parker works for a talent agency as an intern. He is yet to be set…

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My First Novel—Choosing The Title

I’m sure many of you are familiar with the title of my first book. I just wanted to make it a “release” in which I’ll make you familiar with the title, giving you the reasons as to why I chose this and what inspired me. This is something that can help many writers out there.…

Payton Smoot, 4, clutches her father, 2nd Lt. Robert Smoot, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, who just returned from Iraq at the new Indianapolis International Airport Wednesday, November 12, 2008. Soldiers loaded up on

A Proud Mother With No One Left

Behold her eyes burning through tears. In place of him is now his gun. Her heart sinks whatever comes near, for she has lost her son. Along she works for everyone, who’s fatherless like her grandson. She takes nothing but gives and gives. And cares for everything that’s his. No wonder none’s as proud as…