The Moment of Decision

The Moment of Decision

What you do at the moment of decision is the only thing that matters in life.  I’ll talk about what that means to creative decisions.  I’m good at those.  I’m not always so good at seizing the moment in other parts of my life. Making the right creative decisions in...
Two Fantastic Plot Books

Two Fantastic Plot Books

I read a lot of books about writing. Most of them are not very good. I’ve already done one post on the writing books I’ve read that actually taught me something. Today I add two more books to the pantheon: The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a...
The Art of Character Creation

The Art of Character Creation

For years I have worked (sporadically) on a book that unlocks the secret doors of story telling. I have never gotten very far, but I have collected some good ideas that I think have a lot of value and have guided my own work. I think I got jammed up mostly because...