Even Fiction Writers Need to Be Truthful To Their Readers

Simply Because The Story Isn’t True Doesn’t Mean It’s Not Real

As fiction writers, we actually get paid to drink coffee — or whatever else we can get our hands on — and make s*it up. Wowzers. Ain’t that a freaking great job?

And no, in my humble opinion, Deus ex machina just doesn’t cut it. Not even once in a blue moon.

Ahem, bulls*it.

Cue the reader, “oh please. Really?”

(Nutshell Cliche. Don’t make me have to write the entire d*mned thing)

As far as I’m concerned, so good, so far.

Quite a bit more than we talk about the two cats currently taking up space and breathing our air in our house.

Yeah, I know. We both could probably use some serious psychoanalysis.

Thank You So Much For Reading

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A published author enjoying married Texas bliss. Dog person living with cats. A writer of Henry James' stories. Featured In MuckRack. Top Writer In Fiction.

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