Sam Wise Books
Rewriting history one book at a time.

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Jan
18
3 Keys to Book Writing

3 Keys to Book Writing

When the door to sharing your book with the world is encountered, if you have these three keys, then you'll be ready to open it.
2 min read
Feb
25
Iron Council - First Pages

Iron Council - First Pages

Try reading the first few pages of one of your favorite author's books. I could choose The Lord
3 min read
Feb
22
Novel Structure

Novel Structure

China Miéville said the following in a talk over 10 years ago... I was wondering if you could give me
2 min read
Feb
22
Character in Fiction

Character in Fiction

What do characters do for a story? How is it that the writer crafts such an entity with whom readers
3 min read
Feb
09
Anyone, everyone, can write

Anyone, everyone, can write

The comforting thing, perhaps, is that somehow, within you already is the capability to tell your story. The pull to do so would not have come if you were not ready.
2 min read
Feb
01
The mountaintop glimpsed

The mountaintop glimpsed

No one is the same after any amount of writing, which if done well is really about traversing treacherous landscapes within. Which is why I'm humbled to go along on such journeys with friends and strangers alike. Every Frodo needs a Samwise.
1 min read