Writing Insights - Michael Hauge and Mark W. Travis, in a Film Courage interview, talk about how to create a great scene.
In today’s chaotic marketplace how can you capture a literary agent’s attention and get him or her to request your... View Article
Many writers message me with your fear of putting themselves out there in the public as an author with questions... View Article
Warren Adler, The Serpents Bite - Hi all. I’m passing this along to illustrate what I have learned as a writer of fiction. A book has many lives after a birthing in the author’s mind.
When it comes to creating your author persona, some people call this creating your “Author Brand,” keep in mind you... View Article
Private Lies, Warren Adler - In the epigraph of my novel Private Lies, I got permission from Ernest Hemingway’s heirs to use a quote from his story “The Snows of Kilimanjaro.” It describes finding the dried and frozen carcass of a leopard on the western summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Warren Adler - I’ve always loved mysteries, my favorite mystery author being George Simenon who, in my opinion, is the master of brevity. Simenon wrote a masterful series of seventy-five novels and twenty-eight short stories following Inspector Maigret.
Lisa Dale Norton - Many editing services break memoir editing into a menu of options from which you must choose and pay for individually. My expertise combines these services.
In today’s digital publishing environment, many authors wonder if having a literary agent is at all necessary. The short answer... View Article
One of the issues that comes up frequently with my clients and students, especially those who have been working on a particular project for a long time, is “How do I know when it’s done?”