I’m revising my novel and am looking for tips, so I went online and came across this idea by Darcy Pattison. It calls for shrinking your manuscript so you can see the structure, see your strongest chapters, character arc, etc. … Continue reading
A short but informative article on using trademarked names in your fiction. (Thank you, Don Stanwood). Right here.
What you see below are links to websites that I talk about with writer friends and students. Today, on an ASJA writers retreat in Palm Springs, in between a walk and a tele-lecture by Ryan Galloway of Contently , I decided it … Continue reading
I’m back from my week’s stay at Dorland Arts Colony. I kept a Dorland Diary so I’d remember all those details you naturally (or unnaturally forget). Every day I wrote down what I accomplished (not as much as I’d hoped). … Continue reading
Novelists Ann Hood and Margot Livesey join Marrie Stone to talk about their latest novels, The Book That Matters Most and Mercury. Ann Hood talks about book clubs, the books that have mattered most to her at various points in … Continue reading
Dan Duling, playwright and scriptwriter (for the last 36 years) at Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Beach, and William Rabkin, author of Writing the Pilot. Download audio. (Broadcast date: July 20, 2016) After you listen to the podcast of the … Continue reading