Insights Into Writing

Conflict In Stories

  Have you ever wondered what it takes to tell a great story? What draws people in? Today I have L.K. Hill, author of BASTIONS OF LOVE, who will tell you all about how to create conflict in your story to keep your readers reading.     Great Conflicts by L.K. Hill   The key to Read more

Author Johnny Worthen talks about Young Adult Literature

 JOHNNY WORTHEN is an award-winning, best-selling author, voyager and damn fine human being. He is the tie-dye wearing writer of the nationally acclaimed, #1 Kindle best-selling ELEANOR, THE UNSEEN. Among his other excellent titles are the adult occult thriller BEATRYSEL, the adult political mystery THE BRAND DEMAND, the continuation of THE UNSEEN Trilogy, with CELESTE Read more

Writer’s Block – That Dreaded Malady

  This subject speaks to me on so many levels, that I decided to  repost it here.     What exactly is Writer’s Block? Is it an actual block that prevents ideas… or something else? I’ve come to believe that the so-called ‘Writer’s Block’ exists in large part because not enough is known about the Read more

Inspiration is a Breath Away

Inspiration? It’s a Breath Away

I often wonder where the inspiration for my stories come from. And yes, I’m aware that I get ideas just about anywhere and at any time, even when I’m half asleep or at a party or simply talking to a friend. But where do these ideas come from? And will they dry up one day Read more

Digging Deep Into Character

When I read Dan Levinson’s Fires of Man, I was so impressed at the depth at which he got into his characters. The story is told from multiple points of view. Now at first glance this might seem extremely disorienting. I was concerned that this would make me lose interest in the book. To the Read more