All the time, people tell me, “Thanks for all your advice, Mr. Horne. By golly, I’d love to be a scifi/fantasy author, but I can’t come up with any good […]
If you’re anything like me, you feel that the Harry Potter series ended too soon. Just imagine what might have been. I mean, the world that was introduced over the […]
Most powerful and most difficult.
John Grisham was a trial lawyer. Ernest Hemingway was an ambulance driver in World War I. Theodore Seuss Giesel stole Christmas eight years in a row. These are great authors, and […]
As an up and coming author, your biggest question will always be “When?” When will I land an agent? When will my book find a publisher? Or, in the even […]
Becoming a writer means putting up with a lot of things. Most of those things are necessary if you want to keep being a writer. Your revenue stream is your life […]
Once again, Mr. Horne’s Book of Secrets will be forced to post later in the week than originally scheduled. But this time, it’s a good thing because you are going to […]
When you begin your winding journey to become a professional writer, one lesson hits you particularly hard. It’s something troubling, particularly because it’s something that has always been there, but you […]
It comes in two great-tasting flavors.
In this week’s blog post, we get a continuation of the “Hooked on a Feeling” miniseries. This week’s episode is devoted to the sensational emotion we call “Fear”. But it’s […]