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Helping Writers Become Authors

Apr 11, 2022

Ask these important questions to make sure the passage of time in a story is strengthening rather than weakening its narrative power.


Mar 28, 2022

Here are six important considerations to keep in mind when amping up your story's most important scenes--its set-piece scenes.


Jan 31, 2022

There’s nothing incorrect in using confrontation to create conflict in fiction. But to understand conflict as only confrontation is too narrow a definition.


Oct 25, 2021

Find out what defines repetitive scenes, as well as strategies for recognizing and avoiding them in your fiction.


Aug 23, 2021

How can you tell what your story's premise is telling readers? Here are four questions you can ask about your story's premise.