30 Amazing Libraries and Bookshelves

1. The McAllen Public Library Source: mcallen.smugmug.com 2. The Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice: Source: pixmule.com 3. This cozy reading nook: Source: dosedeilusao.wordpress.com 4. This person's amazing home library: Source: enochliew 5. Shakespeare and Company in Paris: Source: urbanfragment.wordpress.com 6. House on the Rock in Wisconsin: Source: thefabweb.com 7. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale: Source: nedhardy.com 8. The reading room at the New York Public Library: Source: imgur.com … Continue reading 30 Amazing Libraries and Bookshelves

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Rules for Writing Fiction

1. Use the time of a total stranger in such a way that he or she will not feel the time was wasted. 2. Give the reader at least one character he or she can root for. 3. Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water. 4. Every sentence … Continue reading Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Rules for Writing Fiction

Short Story Writing

I am in the thick of writing short stories and I really enjoy the punch that you can use to mould a high-impact piece of writing. Last night I read the new issue of Paraxis, a wonderful online publisher of short stories, and I was impressed by the range of prose delivered and the tension … Continue reading Short Story Writing