Category: Writing Tips

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June 3, 2021

Announcements, Appearances, Writing Tips

Virtual Appearance - Storycrafting Sessions: Exploring Story Structure


Hey friends! Just a quick update to let you know that I’m going to be appearing on a (virtual) panel on Saturday, July 3rd at 11am EST as part of the Exploring Story Structure conference! The topic is Plot vs Story: Balancing Action and Emotion, and the whole event is free to attend.

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June 10, 2019

Indie Superhero Summer, Writing Tips

So You Want to Write a Superhero Novel - #IndieSuperheroSummer


Let’s be honest: a novel is not really the first thing that springs to mind when you say the word “superhero”—and that’s okay. These stories originated in the pages of comic books, after all, and once they fully jumped the gap to the big screen, they became one of the biggest sources of revenue in Hollywood. It’s easy to see why: the splashy, bombastic fight sequences; the glorious (or sometimes gloriously bad) costumes; the larger-than-life powers. It all translates incredibly well to visual forms of storytelling.

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