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Writing Short Stories

In the world of fiction writing, most industry insiders heavily suggest getting some shorter pieces published before querying, or possibly even before writing a longer work like a novel. There […]

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Writing Addiction in Fiction

As a writer of emotional, character-based stories, there are few topics I find more rich and complex than addiction. There’s so much potential for both tragedy and redemption, and people […]

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Mental Illness in Fiction

Mental illness is often portrayed in fiction in a way that is highly innacurate. There are so many common misconceptions reinforced by depictions in books and movies, it can be […]