What We Remember on Memorial Day

For visitors from outside the United States, the US celebrates today as Memorial Day. From historian Victor Davis Hanson via The Wall Street Journal: A few years ago I was honored to serve briefly on the American Battle Monuments Commission, whose chief duty is the custodianship of American military cemeteries abroad. Over 125,000 American dead […]

How Not to Start Your Novel: 6 First Page No-Nos

From author Anne R. Allen: There are as many ways to start your novel as there are writers, so be aware that these are not hard and fast rules. But newbies tend to fall into certain patterns when beginning a work of fiction. Those patterns can be less than enticing to the modern reader, who […]

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