What makes a good story? Ever wondered why a story pulls you in and keeps you engaged until the end? Roz Morris identifies five qualities of a brilliant story.
I write a lot of posts about problems with book drafts. But isn’t it just as important to look at the positive? If we listed the qualities of a brilliant read, what would they be? (Plus, I think we need a feelgood post.) So, as I sit here on Sunday morning in London with an hour […]
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I just logged into my Amazon account to see how many books I haven’t sold. Looks good.
Since so many folks are snowed in these days, I decided to run a promotion on my books. Between January 12-16, you can grab any of my books on Amazon (Kindle) for free. I only ask that you consider reading them and let me know what you think. If you want to do a review on Amazon or Goodreads, that’s OK. I would appreciate it, but no obligation.
“Things I Remember”
“Finding What’s Lost”
“The Reality of Being Lovers”
For one-stop shopping, go to my Amazon author page at www.amazon.com/author/gailwinfree. You can download all three books here.
Good reading and stay safe this winter.
While waiting for the morning train, Jakob took another look at her photo. The ad said she would make a good wife. She looked healthy. He liked that. He thought about all the chores waiting back at the farm. Maybe, he thought, they could make it back by feeding time.
Originally from Tennessee, Gail L.…
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Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway won a $10 bet with friends by writing the six-word story, “For sale: baby shoes. Never worn.” Nobody can verify whether this event took place or not, but I like to believe it did and was inspired to write my own six-word story:
For Sale: One Typewriter. Never used.
For more on Hemingway’s six-word story mystery, go to Hemingway’s Six-Word Story .
Last night, the Devil came knocking. I invited him in for a cup of coffee. He said he was looking for a soul to make his quota. I looked at him; he looked at me. I said, Take my wife. She’s all I got but she’s yours. He left happy. Originally from Tennessee, Gail L.…
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