It's November 30th, the last day to reach your 50,000 word goal, and there you are slumped over your laptop in your leather office chair, against your headboard in bed, at your kitchen table, looking not unlike a zombie, typing your little heart out. Incessantly you pound the keyboard minute after minute, hour after hour, as if your life depends on it. Your wristwatch, which you try to ignore, tick tick ticks away, but at that late hour it sounds more like a gong making it di
You must have acquired a love for reading at some point in your life, right? As a young girl, I gobbled up books right and left-anything from Goosebumps to Little House on the Prairie. A rather wide range, but that’s good. It was only later, probably in high school, that I learned to love writing as well. As a fellow writer, I can only assume that you love reading as much as I do. Hopefully. If you read rarely or, *gasp*, not at all, I must say that you NEED to start reading
“I saw the days of the year stretching ahead like a series of bright, white boxes, and separating one box from another was sleep, like a black shade. Only for me, the long perspective of shades that set off one box from the next day had suddenly snapped up, and I could see day after day after day glaring ahead of me like a white, broad, infinitely desolate avenue.” - Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar First person point of view is when you use I or we from a viewpoint character which
“This tremendous world I have inside of me. How to free myself, and this world, without tearing myself to pieces. And rather tear myself to a thousand pieces than be buried with this world within me.” ― Franz Kafka Questions, questions, questions-I have so many for you and that little world growing inside of you. If you’re ready, I’ll begin. Let’s talk about that world. You know, the place you throw your characters into, to experience love, pain, joy, despair? Ya, that place.
After overwhelmingly positive feedback amongst readers on Amazon and Goodreads with his debut novel, The Replacement, author ‘Jason Pellegrini, is at it again, releasing his second novel this November. Entitled Booth, Pellegrini’s latest release is an intense story of a man’s journey into the past to earn redemption for his damned soul. I had the pleasure of chatting with Jason, and found that he's not only a great author, but also an incredibly friendly, down to earth guy. H