Before I dive in to giving more Story Analysis posts, I’d love to explain my process because I get asked about it all the time. I’ve been trained as a Story Analyst by Katherine J. Farmer, who originated the Farmer System of Narrative Analysis (FSNA), otherwise known as The Story Cone Method. This process involves […]
Read good books. This advice is given a lot to writers and I want to clarify it. And I want to emphasize good. You will start to re-create what you see on the page and your writing will only be as healthy as what you are feeding it. Find books with good prose. With writing […]
Question from the email: “Things here with me have been busy, some with writing related and workshop related things but mostly being a Mr Mom to my kids (my 7 year old stepson, aka The Young Squire and my 18 month old son, aka L H) and I WANT to write but I haven’t in […]
Conflict is hard. Learn three steps to better present conflict within each scene in your manuscript.
I’ve been getting quite a few emails lately that are asking great questions. So I’ve decided the best way to answer those questions is in posts on my website. Since these questions come from you, these posts will be on whatever comes my way and not a specific schedule. If you’d like to send a […]