Journey to Riverbend
Michael Archer embarks on a dangerous quest to achieve a prodigal son reconciliation by proxy. The prodigal son is dead and the prodigal father is not at all like the prodigal father in the Bible story. The father has enemies who abduct him for their own ends. Michael takes part in the rescue and must confront his own dark past to attain his goal. At the same time, he must deal with his growing feelings for a woman who captures his heart yet hides her own dark past.More info →
Revision & Self-Editing
Techniques for transforming your first draft into a finished novel.More info →
Plot & Structure
Techniques and exercises for crafting a plot that grips readers from start to finishMore info →
Conflict & Suspense
Ramp up the tension and keep your readers hookedMore info →
Self-Editing for Fiction Writers
How to edit yourself into printMore info →
How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy
Don't be thrown off by the title.
Learn how to write tales that pull readers into extraordinary worlds, fascinating characters and fantastic conflicts.
Character & Viewpoint
Vivid and memorable characters aren't born: they have to be made.
This book is a set of literary tools to pry your character out of the place they live in your memory, your imagination, and your soul.
One novelist's approach to fiction and the writing life.
"Both aspiring writers and fans of George's novels should enjoy the author's insights into the creative process." ~ Publishers Weekly
Plot versus Character
Plot and character, together at last! A balanced approach to writing great fiction.More info →
The First 50 Pages
Engage agents, editors, and readers, and set up your novel for successMore info →