The Stranger with the Key

In The Attic Media He was the go-to guy. The go-to for passports, licenses, or, if you wanted to do it all yourself, a birth certificate of a dead infant; always guaranteed to be of your vintage, give or take a few years. So, there I was, sitting across from him, sliding documents back and…

Trigger Warning

In The Attic Media INTRODUCTION In 1762, a man by the name of Jean Jacques witnessed the publication of one of the most influential books on political philosophy ever written. It was his book. Written in a time of political angst and religious turmoil; and already fresh in exile, (rejecting an offer to live with…

Write an Ending That’s Right for Your Book

On occasion, writers try too hard to write a twist at the ending of the book. It comes in the form of a cliffhanger or departs from the audience-capturing content already written in prior chapters. The important issue at hand is don’t. Forget the cliffhanger unless you’re planning a sequel, and forget the plot twist…