L.A. Kennedy

Beyond the story

Via The Guardian Elmore Leonard, Diana Athill, Margaret Atwood, Roddy Doyle, Helen Dunmore, Geoff Dyer, Anne Enright, Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, Esther Freud, Neil Gaiman, David Hare, PD James, AL Kennedy Elmore Leonard: Using adverbs is a mortal sin 1 Never open a book with weather. If it’s only to create atmosphere, and not a …

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Author Mark Stevens shares his experience of rewriting the first book in his Allison Coil novel series after realizing he was recommending readers start with books later in the series. Mark Stevens This is a story about re-writing a best-seller. Mine. Best-seller is an overstatement. I mean local best-seller. Antler Dust was first published in …

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Advice on everyday writing from a few of the people who’ve done it best. Darius Foroux Writing has helped me to become better at thinking, speaking, and making decisions. I firmly believe that anything worthwhile in your career should start with writing. From creating resumes to business plans. If you don’t start with writing, you …

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