This post is for a good friend and writing buddy who first introduced me to the incredible writing blog of Alexandra Sokoloff. I recently bought Sokoloff’s Kindle edition of Screenwriting Tricks For Authors (and Screenwriters!), which I highly recommend. Although … Continue reading

Dan Pink’s Two Questions That Can Change Your Writing

I’m currently re-reading Dan Pink’s A Whole New Mind for a class I am teaching, and it has reminded me of this short inspirational video based on his book Drive: [vimeo=8480171] Note: The embed code has been glitchy, so if … Continue reading

Kelsey Ketch on Finishing Your Novel: I Write Whenever I Can

I am honored today to feature an interview with Kelsey Ketch, whose historical young adult novel Death’s Island is represented by Bree Ogden of Martin Literary Management. Kelsey is as generous as she is talented, and I know that her commitment to a writing life will inspire others to finish—or start—whatever work of passion is knocking at your heart’s door.

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