Voice Models: Dialogue Building for Serious Writers

  •   Jun 6, 2017   •  

How can you get organic dialogue that’s both unique and artistic, and not lose your mind in the p...     more »

The Key to Writing Fresh Fiction

  •   Mar 7, 2017   •  

With so many brilliant works already out there, staying fresh is more and more of a challenge for...     more »

How Writing A Comic Strip Made My Fiction Better

  •   Aug 22, 2016   •  

Writing comics has made my long-form fiction better. It forces me to think in original...     more »

Saidism: Fifty Shades of "Said"

  •   Feb 27, 2016   •  

You know that moment. Your character has just spoken, and it’s time to add that little ident...     more »

The Nuts and Bolts of Writing Good Dialogue

  •   Feb 25, 2016   •  

Astute fiction fans often look first at a novel’s dialogue structure when debating whether or not...     more »

Make Your Dialogue More Effective

  •   Feb 18, 2016   •  

I walked into the local Starbuck’s for my customary morning doppio. Sipping standing, I eavesdrop...     more »

Twelve Beginner Writing Mistakes (And Easy Solutions)

  •   Feb 11, 2016   •  

Everybody has to start somewhere, right?Look at Stephen King. The man has written ove...     more »