Characters: The Heart of Your Story

Characters: The Heart of Your Story

What’s your favorite book? What do you remember about it that makes it your favorite? Was it the plot? Or was it character? One of mine is Lonesome Dove. Read the first chapter and tell you don’t know who all those characters are by the end of it and want...
Survival 2: Introduction

Survival 2: Introduction

Task One-again. Mild: Did you get the two cases of water bottles for each person in your household? If you did, you’ve just taken the most important step in preparation for an emergency or natural disaster: an adequate supply of water for at least six days for each...
Your Voice as a Writer: Point of View

Your Voice as a Writer: Point of View

Honestly, this is the hardest topic to discuss or teach. For example, I wrote New York Minute in omniscient, translucent, single character. Right. Got it? What I mean is I wrote in omniscient voice, which is different than third person, but following only one...