The Key to Writing Good Fiction—Put Your Reader to Sleep
By Edie Melson
Yes, you read the title correctly. Put your reader to sleep.
Okay, maybe not completely to sleep, but at least allow them to dream. What does dreaming have to do with writing? Everything. The dream I’m referring to is the fictional dream. If you’ve never heard the term before, don’t worry. I guarantee you know what I’m talking about. I think author, John Gardner says it best.
“What counts in [...]