Category Archives: writing method

Learning story structure from screenwriters

I’ve thought for several years now that screenwriting books teach story structure and plot more clearly, practically, and fully than many books for novelists, with more insight and in a way that works (though I’ve also learned a ton from … Continue reading

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Writer Digest TV for writers

Ohhh, exciting, exciting stuff for writers who enjoy reading or learning about writing technique (and I do! I do!): this fall, Writer’s Digest is launching Writer’s Digest TV – bringing writing conferences right to your TV. I wonder if they’ll … Continue reading

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writing toward a deadline and writing longhand

I may not have mentioned it yet (shy clearing of throat) but I received some interest on my current YA paranormal manuscript. Interest in the form of a revision letter. Two, actually. So I am frantically rewriting and editing away … Continue reading

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