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Category: fiction

Compelling Book Covers

Like everything else about producing a novel, information is abundant, confusing and often contradictory.  There are no end of experts, all with strong opinions, all willing to share information about every aspect of creating a book. After completing the inside, the cover is considered by many to be the single most important artistic decision. Lets…

Place, in Fiction

Lately my favorite books feature place prominently. I love to feel familiar with an area as much as with the characters that inhabit it. I like exploring the peculiarities of strange locales, even if within the same country. Woodrell’s Ozarks seems as far away from Tom Wolfe’s New York city as Mars.  An intriguing locale…