How Much Do You Want to Write

How Much Do You Want to Write

There are millions of people who want to write.  Of course, it’s talent that often determines who makes it and who doesn’t.  Or luck.  Or both.   Sometimes people are just in the right place in the right time.  E.L. James, who wrote the publishing phenom...
Building Stories Organically

Building Stories Organically

Not long ago I hit a wall and realized I needed to study the structure of stories more closely. At first my writing group didn’t really understand where I was coming from, as they were all just starting into their second major novels with the corresponding joy...
Books on Writing

Books on Writing

Writers read a lot of books about writing. Over time the collective wisdom of these writing books builds up and helps add to unconscious competence.  A book by itself won’t make you a better writer.  It’s as simple as that.  Only working diligently at the...