R.L. Stine on writing

R.L. Stine’s Writing Tips

R. L. Stine’s Writing Tips R. L. Stine is the author of hundreds of bestselling horror fiction novels, including the Goosebumps and Fear Street series. R. L. Stine’s Writing Tips: 1. Never sit down and start writing. Always have a complete plan for what you are going to write before you start. 2. Always know the ending of your […]

Michael Palmer’s Writing Tips

Michael Palmer’s Writing Tips 1) Relax!! — breathing, meditation before starting. Don’t take yourself too seriously. 2) Identify those passages that you are particularly fond of and get rid of them. Those are the passages that call the readers’ attention to what a good writer you are. 3) Be fearless. Try things you know might […]

Travels In No-Man’s-Land

Travels In No-Man’s-Land A year ago, in January, while taking a break from writing my new novel, The Carrion Birds, I stood on a dune in White Sands National Monument and watched a couple fighter planes dip down out of the sky. I’d taken a small detour from the marked path and walked for ten […]