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The Fascinating Story Behind Sadeqa Johnson's 'Yellow Wife'
Yellow Wife is based on the true story of Robert Lumpkin, a notorious jailer who owned a holding pen and “breaking” center for more than 300,000 enslaved people from...
3 Reasons to be Riveted by 'A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow' from Laura Taylor Namey
Love & Gelato meets Don’t Date Rosa Santos in this charming, heartfelt story following a Miami girl who unexpectedly finds love—and herself—in a small English town....
Laura Taylor Namey
How to Balance Character Description and World Building
When you’re creating a fictional world, it can be tough to decide how much time you should spend describing the world versus how much time you should spend describing...
William F. Wu
Utilizing the Five Senses in Storytelling
One of the biggest traps writers fall into is using strictly visual descriptions, says author and technical writer Neil V. Young. Instead of describing a scene using...
Neil V. Young
Author Joel Eisenberg on His Process for World Building
Writing a novel is an ongoing process of discovery for author, writer, and producer Joel Eisenberg. He doesn’t always have a precise idea of what his story or fictional...
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