Sometimes You Find a Book

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by Andy Scheer

The morning before the writers conference in Kansas City, I’d not planned to visit the book section of a thrift store. But the gray skies and drizzle made me jettison plans for the outdoor aircraft museum.

The oddly named paperback called to me. The Tummy Trilogy Continue reading

10 Points to Rate Nonfiction

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by Andy Scheer

Awhile back, Jerry B. Jenkins asked if he could refer people in his writers guild to me for critiques. I agreed.

But last week when someone asked, I realized I was only half-prepared. While I had a time-tested grid to assess novels, I didn’t have one … Continue reading