Scene writing 101 #amplotting #amwriting #helpfulhints

I found a fantastic image created by K.M. Weiland on her awesome blog to help writers become authors┬áhere. It basically breaks down any scene in any chapter and the accompanying sequel scene, so often overlooked. I say all this with the wisdom of one who has read all of Weiland’s posts on story structure and … More Scene writing 101 #amplotting #amwriting #helpfulhints

Tips for writers #amwriting #amtipping #DanWells

A very talented writer friend of mine shared this link, https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC430F6A783A88697. In it, Dan Wells, author of I Am Not a Serial Killer, describes how he learned story structure from a Star Trek role play kit. Re-read that again. Coming from a long line of nerds, I was impressed this Mr. Wells recognized the inherent … More Tips for writers #amwriting #amtipping #DanWells

Buckle up and get your popcorn ready! #PitMad #goodvibes

I don’t know what it is about #PitMad but it is one of the best Twitter contests IMHO for authors. Not only is it a mile-a-minute-exciting because you never know who will like your tweet (really, you never know, I may have sleepily favorited a few and quickly unfavorited this morning — not an agent, … More Buckle up and get your popcorn ready! #PitMad #goodvibes