character development

10 Tips on Character Development

After plot, character development is the most important element of storytelling you need to think about. But writing strong characters is difficult. It’s an art form unto itself, and if you don’t pay enough attention to it, your readers will enjoy their experience much less. But how do you pull this off?


6 Ways to Become a Better Writer

Save yourself lots of time, and reach audiences faster, by following some of the tricks William Kowalski, the award-winning, best-selling author of 14 novels, has used in his lifelong practice of writing.


How to Think of Good Story Ideas

It’s common among writers to feel like they need to write or explode… but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. This post was written to help writers of fiction find some direction as they create their next magnum opus.

Peggy's Cove

Smoked Meat

An honest accounting of the epic adventures of Noah Rosenstein and William (Bill) Kowalski, who set out to smoke large quantities of meat in the Santa Maria style of barbecuing, and largely succeeded, in the opinions of everyone who got to taste the results.

Latham NY’s PolishFest Announces 2018 Book Club Selections

From: Anntonette Zembrsuski Alberti, PolishFest Cultural Committee Chair [email protected] · 518-369-2100 Date: February 1, 2018 Re: Latham NY’s PolishFest Announces 2018 Book Club Selections June 1-3, 2018, PolishFest will return to 250 Old Maxwell Road, Latham, NY. The Capital Region’s largest celebration of Polish and Polish-American culture will once again feature its popular PolishFest Book …

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Review of JUMPED IN from CM Magazine

Kowalski͛s latest title is a superb example of the novella as an art form. It completely engages the reader in a short period of time. Jumped In fuses both well-developed characters with a compelling action plotline. The novel touches on issues that include prejudice, social injustice, addictions, self-determination and more, in a contemporary urban setting. …

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Seneca on Revenge

The Great Books Program at St. John's College. A post shared by Johnnie Quote (@johnniequote) on Sep 11, 2017 at 9:51am PDT