Lane Heymont Guest Posts on WritersDigest.com – “Representing Minorities in Your Writing”

Excerpt: “When I decided to write The Freedman and the Pharaoh’s Staff from the perspective of former slaves and African-Americans, some people asked how could a white Jewish guy relate to or understand the struggle, or the culture. Perhaps because as a child I spent a fair amount of time in the Caribbean, and by Caribbean I don’t mean the hotels and tourist attractions. I mean the real Caribbean where the floors in houses were nothing but soil, and people walked to church in their Sunday’s best and no shoes.” For the full guest post, click here:...

Author Lane Heymont on Conversations LIVE

Host Cyrus Webb welcomes Lane Heymont, author of The Freedman and the Pharaoh’s Staff, to Conversations LIVE to discuss his journey as a writer, what led him to pen the book and what’s next for him in 2013. Listen to the full interview...

Lane Heymont Guest Posts on Library Mosaic

Excerpt: “Outside of the dreaded synopsis, character development is a crushing blow authors must learn how to tackle. There’s no right or wrong way to do so. In screenwriting we connect with characters through actions, dialogue and the subtlety of thoughts. However, in prose we are able to peer into the actual thoughts of our characters, see their thoughts if you will.” For the full post, click...