Every new short story or novel needs a few good beta readers. You can certainly go ahead and grab your mom, significant other, cousin, and crazy cat-lady aunt, but these aren't necessarily the best choices. There are few types of people you'll need to beta read if you want to maximize the benefit of these… Continue reading 4 Essential Beta Readers (and 1 who’s super useful)
When I hear the word "cross-genre", I instinctively picture Gene Wilder's Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Peter Boyle's Monster performing a tap dance to Berlin's "Puttin' on the Ritz". The visual says it all: easily identifiable figures of the horror genre set to musical stage for absurd effect. Comedy-horror, as it is best described, is just… Continue reading The Charms of Cross-Genre Writing
Let me know what genres you love to write! If you aren't a fiction writer but enjoy writing in some other genre, add yours into the poll.