A Boy and a Rat — Book Review

For years, I’ve been a huge fan of Brennan and Riz. #RizTheRogue cracks me up with his over-the-top personality. The author features Brennan and Riz in many of his microfiction pieces on Twitter, often using the hashtag #RizTheRogue inspired by various prompts, including #vss365 (very short story 365). And who and what are Brennan and…

Rules, What Rules: Avoid Alliteration, Always?

Originally posted on A. A. Rubin:
In the first post I published on this blog, I bemoaned the reductive nature of writing advice. “If you write like everyone else,” I wrote, “your writing will read like everyone else’s.” While I have gotten away from that theme from time-to-time, I try to return to it every now and…