In this guide, award-winning author Nancy Kress explores the crucial relationship between characterization and plot, illustrating how vibrant, well-constructed characters act as the driving force behind an exceptional story.
In teaching you the fundamentals of creating characters that will keep your readers spellbound, Kress utilizes:
Dozens of excerpts from well-known fiction
Enlightening... [click here for more]
With a heart as pure as platinum and electricity at her fingertips!Soaring like a falcon at the speed of light!She's . . . ELECTROMANCER!
When arch villain Momo threatens to destroy the world with The Big Zapper - a weapon of mass destruction the likes of which has never been seen before - it's up to Alexa Manchester... [click here for more]
A Defense Manual for the Coming Extraterrestrial Apocalypse
Resistance is Your Prime Directive
Have you ever experienced a sensation of missing time? Have you ever found a metallic implant somewhere in your body? It's likely that you're a victim of alien abduction, and you don't even know it.
Aliens are among us. While the true intentions of these mysterious intruders from outer space are unknown,... [click here for more]
Practical Skills and Advice for the Likeable Modern GeekAnd the GEEKS shall inherit the earth!
Although it may not be good for their pasty white skin, Geeks these days are enjoying a moment in the sun. From Pop Culture to High-Tech Everything, Geeks rule and everybody else, well, drools.
Drawing on his own knowledge of being a geek for almost 30 years, author... [click here for more]
From the Knights Templar to the JFK Assassination: Uncovering the [Real] Truth Behind the World's Most Controversial Conspiracy Theories
Did the noble order of the Knights Templar guard a secret about Jesus’ birth?Was the moon landing faked in a Hollywood movie studio?Is the government keeping the remains of an alien spacecraft in the top-secret... [click here for more]