I’m a fan of Steven Pressfield. He’s a screenwriter who also shares his substantial knowledge of craft, and I’ve been… Read more »
The Antagonist Never Changes
Your Story Spark
That idea that just won’t leave you alone…that image that plays in your head…that scene you wrote out of the… Read more »
Picture Book Basics
Back in the day I believed that picture books were THE books for kids. I had good reason to feel… Read more »
What Is Hybrid Publishing?
And is it for you? As you probably already know, the publishing world is going through a huge transition. The… Read more »
Never Give Up, Never Surrender!
One of my all-time favorite movies is Galaxy Quest. It’s a sharply funny spoof of one of my all-time favorite… Read more »
Happiest of Holidays!
The holidays are here and first and foremost, I want to thank you all for being loyal readers and friends…. Read more »
Write the Novel of Your Heart
A Masterclass for Middle Grade and Young Adult Writers Learn to write your novel at a fraction of the cost… Read more »
Critiquing Your Writing: Who Does What For You?
Do you have critique partners? You’ve probably heard that the way to improve your writing is to have partners who… Read more »
Show It! (Show, Don’t Tell, Explained)
“Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” Anton Chekhov What do… Read more »
I recently participated in a high-level writing workshop and something jumped out at me: I felt that many of the… Read more »