Joe Beernink

Daily Archives: January 16, 2011

My wife read The Maze Runner by James Dashner a few weeks before I did, and told me I would really like it.  She said it was right up my alley.  The writing style was very similar to mine, and that it was similar to The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, which I loved. But before I started to read it, I mentioned I was going to read it to one of… Read More

I made the big decision this week to switch the point of view of my current novel from third to first person.  I was only about 2500 words into it, but the words were not coming.  Not because of plot of characters, but because of tone.  The distance created by the third person view seemed to push the story into the wrong tone, and I wanted it to be more personal.  It… Read More