A good story is all about something foreign thrown in the midst of the usual. It's about something peculiar shoved into a normal environment. It's not so much about cream being poured into coffee as it is kerosene being lollopped in. It's not some much about a tractor in the middle of a cornfield, as it is a rhinoceros.
3 Things Being a Broadway Wig Master Taught Me About Storytelling
A career behind the curtain helped Amy Neswald in creating her own stories. Here, the author shares 3 things being a broadway wig master taught her about storytelling.
Ian Douglas: On Telling the Truth in Science Fiction
New York Times bestselling author Ian Douglas discusses how he incorporated implausible conspiracy theories to uncover the truth in his new science fiction novel, Alien Hostiles.
Peter Fiennes: On Finding Hope in the Writing Process
Critically acclaimed author Peter Fiennes discusses his quest to find hope in his new travel/Greek mythology book, A Thing of Beauty.
2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge: Day 30
For the 2021 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, poets are tasked with writing a poem a day in the month of November before assembling a chapbook manuscript in the month of December. Today's prompt is to write a The End and/or The Beginning poem.