Busy Writers: Validate Your Story Premise to Confirm a Winning Strategy
An essential step in creating commercial fiction is to validate your story premise. It’s easier than you may think, and I’ll show you how.
Fiction Writers: Use the Character Profile to Engage Readers Like an Award-winning Screenwriter
Like a top screenwriter, fiction writers can use the character profile to engage your readers with realistic reactions to plot events.
The Trellis Method Book: Join the Beta Readers Group
It’s time to ask beta readers for feedback on my nonfiction book, The Trellis Method: Master story structure and write a book readers will love. The Trellis Method Book This isn’t just a how-to book, but a writing strategy supported by 7 tactical workbooks and worksheets. If this process interests you, I’m looking for beta…
Busy Writers: Use Bestselling Authors’ Writing Principles to Please Readers
While researching The Trellis Method, I came across these notable examples of timeless writing principles of craft and patterns.
Join me at Crime Writers’ Week
Do you want to write a thrilling crime novel? Then you won’t want to miss what ProWritingAid has in store for you this April! Our friends at ProWritingAid are excited to announce the return of Crime Writers’ Week, four days jam-packed with events specifically designed for Crime writers. Best part? The whole event is FREE!…
The Trellis Method: Look for Brown M&M’s in Your Chosen Genres
John Truby stated in The Anatomy of Genres*, “Once we understand that all of human life is a form of story, the next step becomes clear: genres are the portals to this world.” Using The Trellis Method, we will explore how to include the right content with your chosen genres based on the M&M’s principle.