Make readers believe that the fantasy world you've created actually exists by researching your setting.
Franny Billingsley''s young adult fantasy novels open readers to new worlds. Here she discusses the process of creating award-winning books, revising her work, and working with renowned editors.
These big-picture writing errors might make you cringe with recognition. But shake it off: Bestselling novelist Jerry B. Jenkins will help you fix them.
by Jerry B. Jenkins
"I'm glad that I had the sense to sacrifice something."
J.K. Mason's short story about life, death and e-mail takes this year's top prize.