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John Steinbeck's Tips for Writers

John Steinbeck’s Tips for Writers

Read or Listen John Steinbeck was best known for Grapes of Wrath. In my opinion, his best work was In Dubious Battle, and people should read them both, along with Cannery Row and his other...

Vonnegut On How To Plot Fiction

Vonnegut On How To Plot Fiction

Vonnegut on how to plot fiction is a joy to watch because it is a combination of simplicity and genius. Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007) was one of the greatest writers in the late 20th century. His...

Why Many Books Don't Sell

Why Many Books Don’t Sell

Why many books don’t sell?  The answer is simple. New authors think they need only post their book on Amazon to become a best seller. Nothing could be further from the truth. This Chalk Talk...