Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Stephen King On Writing

“Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well.”

 You can read more of Stephen King's tips on being a good writer here


Wednesday, May 2, 2012

"Splat Goes The Hero"

Great essay from Jack Ketchum over at Lit Reactor on writing.  Beyond the obvious topic of violence and pain, Ketchen gets into the process of getting it right for the reader (nailing that voice, the emotions necessary in every story, and the action).  Check it out here

And if you haven't discovered Ketchum, he's a "must read."