In the first pages of the novel, we meet Antonio “Tony” McCaugh Villalobos, an Appalachian-Salvadoran writer living in Knoxville, Tennessee, and far from his Salvadoran
The last few weeks, The Writing Bull Podcast has focused on different tricks of the fiction trade, from creating interesting characters to outlining your plot.
Don’t spend two years writing the Great American Novel and two weeks marketing it. It’s time to look at your novel differently: it is no
Outlines can be dicey, to say the least. Here’s my first fear: if I write out an entire outline for a story, will I feel
Every novel needs a little chaos in it. That’s what ignites the story. The novel begins with a character or two in their regular, everyday
According to my journals, I wrote the first notes for my novel The Holy Spirit of My Uncle’s Cojones on August 2, 1996. “No title