Craft vs. Readability

So my mother-in-law is in town to help out with things as we adjust to life with a newborn baby. She reads a lot and is often willing to discuss what she reads. We recently talked about a few books and an issue came up that kind of crystallized some thinking that...

The Sweet Spot

If you’ve ever written fiction, you’ve probably gotten to the point in a scene where you wonder how much detail you should put in about the setting, or how much you should say about how a person looks, or how much back story you should add. Essentially you’re looking...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series