says “Begin Your Novel with Action: A Good Rule? | Jane Friedman ”
janefriedman.com — You’ve probably heard the adage that you must begin your novel with action—even if it’s not the main action of the book. While this rule is fairly well-accepted in fiction teaching circles, not eve...
says “One Language Hack That Will Increase Your Happiness”
hxworks.com — Once a month, I check in. First Tuesday of the month, to be specific. I individually ask each person on my team how it’s going. I have a promise with each one of them that, pending how they answer the question, will determine if they stay on the team. If they answer a question a certain way, they must resign. This is the question: Are you getting more than you’re giving on this team?
says “Desmond Cole speaks out about racial discrimination, police 'carding'”
www.cp24.com — Toronto-based writer Desmond Cole, who recently spoke out about his personal experiences with racial discrimination, is criticizing the Toronto Police Services Board for supporting the controversial practice of police 'carding.'
thewritepractice.com — Familiarity + Fantasy = A Captivated Reader. J.K. Rowling doesn’t just write about a normal school. She gives us a castle haunted by friendly ghosts where the staircases move about and the paintings talk and you sleep in four poster beds in the tallest towers of the school.