Present Tense vs. Past Tense. Which is best?

  It’s a dilemma us writers battle with all too often. We sit down at our computers or notebooks, ready to feel our story pour onto the page when… suddenly.. we don’t know where to begin. Which time to we want to drag our readers into? Past or present? Now or then? You would think…

Book Review – Rant – on ‘The Accident’ by CL Taylor

Good God what an awful book. That’s the first line on my Goodreads review which sums up exactly how I feel about this ‘story.’ I could’ve written more but there simply wasn’t enough characters and I had just cracked open a bottle of Koppaberg to ease my mind away from such a dreary story. So…

THE ANTI-HERO VS. THE HERO – WHICH IS BEST?

As a writer I know how important the ‘hero’ is to the reader. Whether we’re watching a film, TV or reading a book, our stereotypical hero has to be the one we love, the one we root for, the one we want to get the girl or guy in the end. We want them to…