Writing Insights - Noah Lukeman, The Plot Thickens: 8 Ways to Bring Fiction to Life
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Is It Okay to Begin Writing a Memoir and Then Turn it Into a Novel? - Sometimes the story we begin writing outgrows the boundaries of memoir
How to Write a Great Query: Insider Secrets for Success, Noah Lukeman - An excerpt from chapters 1,2 and 3, How to Write a Great Query Letter: Insider Tips and Secrets for Success, posted with the author's permission.
Looking back at Warren Adler's many successes, this 1991 Today Show video covers highlights from his long career.
True Test of Talent for a Fiction Writer - Warren Adler Bestselling Author
All well-written stories have a compelling shape. Think of story shape as the underlying form or structure of a piece, often called the story plot. Some writers envision story shape like a pyramid, hourglass, stack of blocks, or a line graph. I like to imagine the tale as a lump of clay which takes on human form and meaning in the hands of a skilled writer. There are nine essential parts of a story: