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How to Create a Rock-Solid Foundational Structure for Your Fiction Book
If your book doesn't have a concrete foundation that brings readers through the story, no amount of beautiful prose and interesting characters can save it. Structure...
NYT Bestselling Author Jennifer Weiner Discusses Why "The Summer Place" is Perfect For Book Clubs
From “the undisputed boss of the beach read” ( The New York Times ), The Summer Place is a testament to family in all its messy glory; a story about what we sacrifice...
Marie Myung-Ok Lee On Exploring a Meaningful Life in Her Novel “The Evening Hero”
Watch acclaimed Korean-American writer Marie Myung-Ok Lee on writing the ‘immigrant success story' and the legacy of the Korean War in her novel The Evening Hero . A...
Marie Myung-Ok Lee
The 5 Elements of Plot
In fiction, plot is defined as the series of events (action) that make up a story. Most plots follow a structure known as Freytag’s triangle, which has five basic elements...
Jeanne Lyet Gassman
It’s Better Than the Name Implies
Senior year changes everything for two teens in this poignant, funny coming-of-age story that looks at what happens when the image everyone has of us no longer matches...
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