What Makes a Good Short Story?

Before someone even jumps right into writing a novel they start somewhere… writing a short story. But, what makes a good one? If you can’t write an amazing short story then how can you ever write a novel that will be interesting to read? Here are my top ten rules for crafting an amazing story… Continue reading What Makes a Good Short Story?

Political Novels or Woke Novels, take your pick

Some of the greatest books that I’ve read lately have a lot to do with politics, but not in the sense of what you may be thinking of (guns, wars, policies, and officials), rather in a different way. I like to define these books as being “woke.” I walked around saying, “I hate politics,” but… Continue reading Political Novels or Woke Novels, take your pick