Outlining with the Three-Act Structure

April 3, 2019 by Evan Braun

I meet with aspiring authors all the time—over coffee, over lunch, wherever happens to be convenient—and just let the conversation flow... Click to continue reading

Playing Fair in Mystery Novel Writing

April 6, 2016 by Evan Braun

Let me start with a classic example of what not to do. Say that you’re writing a mystery novel and you’re eager to surprise the reader with a shocking twist at the end... Click to continue reading

Plot Development and Pinterest

February 23, 2015 by Amy Groening

Plot maps and idea webs have been part of the writer’s organizational arsenal for years, but with the advent of social media we writers have been given an even greater organizationa... Click to continue reading

It’s Darkest Before Things Get Worse

February 11, 2015 by Sara Davison

So I recently had my annual physical... Click to continue reading