Ley Esses

Ley is an editor and author of action/suspense novels.

S18E3 – Time for a Casting Change

My heart tells me that Gollum has some part to play in it, for good or evil, before this is over. The pity of Bilbo may rule the fate of many. – J.R.R. Tolkien

S18E4 – Pearls from the Masters: Lee Child

I became a writer not principally because I’m in love with the idea of being a writer, but I’m in love with the idea of entertainment. I just want to entertain people. – Lee Child

Learning to Break the Rules of Word Count

Word count is a fickle thing. Brandon Sanderson’s Oathbringer weighs in at a hefty 460,000 words. John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is barely 30,000. There are stories across all genres that span from a few hundred to several hundred-thousand words.