Two of my favorite authors on the one page. Contrary to what most medias will tell you, power is not made of steel, but it is a cardboard construction. If you approach a flame close enough, you will realize that. And fiction can be that flame.
One of my favorite essays on story-telling is by Fast Red Road author Stephen Graham Jones—you can find the whole thing over at LitReactor. 7. Readers are very aware of contrivance. Of developments that are dramatically convenient, that serve as a necessary bridge for the story to move from A to B. What they want, […]