The Synopsis: A Powerful Tool

A synopsis distills the key messages, themes, and direction of a story.  Have you ever tried to condense the plot of a novel into one page?  How about one or two sentences?  It’s hard.  Really hard.  The first time I … Continue reading

Hunger Games: A Review

I just finished Suzanne Collin’s first book in the Hunger Games Trilogy.  It was a compelling, fast-paced read in an intriguing world with chilling rules and political complications that captivate the reader. I found our main character, sixteen-year-old Katniss, to … Continue reading