Lesen Sie Deutsch?

Haben Sie Deutsch lesen? If Google Translator is to be trusted (and, like a broken clock, it’s right at least twice a day) I’ve just asked you if you read German. If so, I’ve got an announcement to make, and a favor to ask. It’s bothered me for...

Coincidence? I don’t think so.

You don’t have to believe in coincidence to be struck by the way things tend to coincide. I’ve been busy these days, working on an expanded and updated edition of Writing the Novel from Plot to Print. The book’s been a leader in its field since 1978,...

Eine nicht-so-kleine Nachtmusik, Act Two—

I published this blog post yesterday, June 18, and later discovered that most of the links went to the wrong places. This should have been easy to correct, but it wasn’t, and it took an hour and a half of diligence, ingenuity, and non-stop cursing to get the job...

Eine nicht-so-kleine Nachtmusik…

Keeping close tabs on your book sales is a good sign that you’ve got too much time on your hands. Still, technology makes the process irresistibly simple. Click! The page is refreshed, and look at that—you just sold the third copy this month of an eVersion of a...