If you’re truly serious about losing your credibility as a writer — and quite possibly as a human being — follow these ten simple steps…
By focusing on other dangers at writing conferences, surely we can dispel our pitching fears.
The right way to think about our characters’ competence is, often, to look into their past.
Speculative fiction writers have a story question process that’s a bit lengthier to go through. It’s like they ask themselves, What if . . . and if . . . and if? Until they’ve created a whole new world or a new kind of human or society or science.
Anyhow, today I’d like to play matchmaker. See, here at My Book Therapy, I think we have a plethora of potential relationships ready to bloom … between Voices and the MBT Frasier Contest.
When I look at the life of Christ, I see a man who not only lived out the greatest life story ever, but also used stories to reach into the hearts of his followers. As creative types, as storytellers, we have the opportunity to do the same.
I’ve listed the Top Ten Worst Ways to Prepare for The Big Pitch. Just memorize and do the opposite!
Heard of couples therapy? Well, try this on: Writer/Character Counseling
How about you? Is your research taking you to new, possibly uncomfortable places? Are you pushing your characters past their comfort level? Give it a try. You’ll find yourself with deeper characters. And just maybe, a richer story.