Show, Don’t Tell

by Sam “SR” Staley Perhaps no advice has been more instrumental in improving the quality of my fiction than embracing the mantra “Show, Don’t Tell.” I don’t think I fully understood its importance until my second novel was published (which goes a long way...

Point of View – Another Look

Last September, on CONVERSATIONS Around the Writers Table, our monthly tele-call for authors, we discussed different forms of POV, the advantages and drawbacks of these forms, and what it means to have a close POV versus a distant one. We also talked about how your...