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The Novel "Divergent" and Writing Advice

A short review follows with comments on how the book relates to standard writing advice.

Divergent is one of the current crop of dystopias, perhaps inspired by… 783 more words

Science Fiction

The Author's Obligation to the Reader

I texted a friend once asking her if she had ever read a book where there was a good scene but it could have been written so much better. 1,037 more words

Death before Dishonor

Bushido is realized in the presence of death. This means choosing death whenever there is a choice between life and death. There is no other reasoning. —Yamamoto Tsunetomo