Dept. of Last Chances…

Back in the day, there was an advertisement that appeared in no end of magazines, sometimes as a classified, sometimes as a small-space ad. It read like this: LAST CHANCE TO SEND YOUR DOLLAR TO PO BOX 314, EAST JESUS, KANSAS. That’s the extent of it. No Zip...

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,...

Pants on fire!

David Trevor here. (But that’s obvious. My prose isn’t as smooth as LB’s, or anywhere near as uplifting as Erin’s. Deal with it.) A little history, okay? In 1976 LB started writing a fiction column for Writers Digest, and it ran monthly for...