Jump-Cuts : A Style for Short Chapters and Point of View Shifts

Jump-Cuts A Style for Short Chapters and Point of View and Setting Shifts *** Pictured Left : One Night in the Hill Country Thriller novella, set in Texas. Immigrant and illegal children caught in a mad man’s plan to stop child abuse. Featuring former police officer Samantha (Sam) Lacroix. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MXGMN68 Reviews: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MXGMN68#customerReviews Sample review: By […]

Short Chapters – My Guest Post: Why I Like Them

Short Chapters – My Guest Post: Why I Like Them *** Pictured Left : Lunch with Grandma and Grandpa * Original fiction, photo-memoirs, and poetry by Felipe Adan Lerma Available via subscription, direct purchase, or library. *** “the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body of thought that works toward integrating various […]

Processing My Fiction – Sub-Series Within a Series, Benefits & Challenges

*** Current Article: Processing My Fiction – Sub-Series Within a Series, Benefits & Challenges *** Pictured Left : “Slumming in Paris, Part One – Arthur & Gricinda“ Audiobook available soon! 20,265 Story words. *** “the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body of thought that works toward integrating various topics, yoga, fitness, […]

Processing My Fiction – Are the Number of Story Words the New Page Number?

*** Current Article: Processing My Fiction – Are the Number of Story Words the New Page Number? Has digital and easy to include extras and bonus material replaced the value of knowing how many pages are in a selection? *** Pictured Left : “Dirty Sixth Street, Austin“ Short story set Austin Texas. 7,864 story words. […]

Defining Your Fiction : Short Story, Novella, Novel, & More, a Humorous Look

Defining Your Fiction : Short Story, Novella, Novel, & More, a Humorous Look Pictured Left : “Dirty Sixth Street, Austin“ Short story set in Austin, Texas. 7,864 Words *** “the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body of thought that works toward integrating various topics, yoga, fitness, and the arts – it’s […]

Processing My Fiction – Non-stop or Stop-Start? : Part 2, Slumming in Paris

Processing My Fiction – Non-stop or Stop-Start? : Part 2, Slumming in Paris 😉 Pictured Left : “Paris Shorts Vol 1“ Short stories set in Paris. *** “the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body of thought that works toward integrating various topics, yoga, fitness, and the arts – it’s a process…” *** […]

Processing My Fiction – When Not One, Not Two, But “Six” Characters Grab the Story ;-)

Processing My Fiction – When Not One, Not Two, But “Six” Characters Grab the Story 😉 Pictured Left : “The Children.” Multi-generational fun when the family, and their children, arrive to join the grandparents to participate in a children’s festival. The first third is preparations for their arrival, and, when the children arrive, things get […]

Processing My Fiction – Or Why Does It Feel Like I’m a Teenager in Love, Again

Processing My Fiction – Or Why Does It Feel Like I’m a Teenager in Love, Again 😉 Pictured Left : “Slumming in Paris, Part Two, The Children” – In Progress Expected / hoped for release : August / September 2013 Part One, Arthur & Gricinda, a fun romantic novella in my “Slumming in Paris” series, […]

Love Before the Fourth of July – Prequels, Stories, and Sequels

My New Fiction – Prequels, Stories, and Sequels (Together) A speculative non-rant celebration of the way fiction can now be written. Pictured Left : “Love Before the Fourth of July,” a Texas Short. Now available on Scribd. My Author Pages for major outlets. *** “the intent of this blog is to incrementally build a body […]