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The Writer's Bag of Tricks

The Premise

We were talking about the premise last week and how having a premise will help you stay on track with your outline, and help keep your story structure and character arcs in line. 632 more words

Fiction Writing

Wardrobe Wed: Sweater Shirt

Let me steal a moment from this normal “Wardrobe Wednesday” post to tell you about the harsh reality of hair styling.

My typical routine includes an afternoon workout followed by a quick shower. 226 more words


What is a Premise?

I know I told many of you I’d be discussing the indie script I’m working on today, but with all my illusions of grandeur I’ve decided I’d be more comfortable discussing the importance premise holds for storytellers. 912 more words

Cloud Lingo: What’s the Premise?

After a colleague of mine (@VictorHavard) pointed out how frequently people use the upcoming terms incorrectly, I couldn’t help but notice it… a lot. 213 more words



While I enjoyed R.C. Lewis’ first book, STITCHING SNOW, it didn’t quite edge up to love for me. But her latest, SPINNING STARLIGHT, rises above the debut, in my opinion. 586 more words


How To Almost Completely fail at NaNoWriMo

Like many people, I am studiously outlining my novel for the start of NaNoWriMo in three days, however, I suspect that most people haven’t just had one of those stomach sinking moments that I’ve just had. 520 more words


YA Review: THIS MONSTROUS THING by Mackenzi Lee

A couple of weeks ago my critique partner Kip Wilson sent me the lovely gift of a signed copy of THIS MONSTROUS THING by Mackenzi Lee. 633 more words