Math, Meatloaf and My Passion for Plot Theory

Craft, Motivation

Once upon a time, everyone in the world thought they knew how to tell a story. And generally speaking, they did. They knew that a story needed characters, a setting, a beginning, a middle and an end. And generally speaking, everyone in the world knew a good story when they heard one. But then (and […]

October 12, 2015

What’s Most Important For Writers? Confidence. If You Don’t Have This, You Might As Well Forget It.

#MondayBlogs, Inspiration, Motivation

I was asked recently what the most important thing was for writers. There is a lot that is important. Grammar is important. Storytelling is important. Connections are important. Reviews are important. But the most important thing of all is self-confidence.      Skills can be taught. Talent can be nurtured. But you have to believe that […]

September 7, 2015