Storytellers want their stories to be addictive so that the readers keep turning pages and viewers keep asking for more. How does one achieve that? What does engagement entail? My proposal here is to turn […]
Forest of Fortune isn’t an ordinary novel. More than a narrative, it is a trip to the lives of others, three tortured souls whose paths never really cross but have in common one place, the […]
2. Shopping “Never felt better,” the old man says. Then he laughs, and so does the young man he’s talking to. Never better? I think, studying my shocked reflection in front of a full length […]
First mistake: Being brown. She’s praised for the healthy color of her skin, but as Lina wisely says in chapter 15, when Josie expresses her wish to become an actress: “A Mexican will never play […]
Why, I’ve been told that chapter 3 of Love, or the Witches of Windward Circle is a bit gross. Never had I been more insulted, not since Monday! Historically accurate, that’s more like it, you ignorant twat! […]
I paid for this subscription in May and only now I’m setting it up. I can’t decide on a theme. Certainly I’m not going to pay extra when I can customize it.