Game time! The awesome YA author Fabio Bueno tagged me in the Eleven Questions game. The rules: 1. You must post the rules. 2. Answer the questions on your blog–or if you don’t have a blog, feel free to answer in the comments! Then create eleven new questions to ask the people you’ve tagged. 3.  Tag eleven people and link to them. 4.  Let them know you’ve tagged them. Here are Fabio’s questions and my answers: What is your favorite… Read more »

  “The test of any good fiction is that you should care something for the characters; the good to succeed, the bad to fail.” ~Mark Twain   Today I am happy to let writer Jessica O’Neal take the stage. Whether you’re writing or reading, you want characters to be believable and complex–even inspiring, and Jessica has a knack for reminding you why it’s so awesome to take a journey with a great character. A big thank you to Jessica for… Read more »

  It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book. ~Friedrich Nietzsche How about telling that story in six words Nietzsche? Ernest Hemingway is reputed to have done it: “For sale:  Baby shoes, never worn.” Over at Smith Magazine they take this flash fiction concept and make it more personal, “celebrating the joy of passionate, personal storytelling.” They call it the Six Word Memoir Project. “A sake mom, not soccer mom.” ~Shawna Hausman… Read more »