✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ The Stuff of a Noir Book

Flawed characters… a ticking clock… morally questionable acts on all sides… moody, evocative art… oh yeah, this the stuff crime … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Many Ways to Write a Story, But Only One Plot

“There are thirty-two ways to write a story, and I’ve used every one, but there is only one plot – … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Look Within to Discover Characters

“I believe that to create real-seeming characters, the writer must be willing to go on a voyage of self-exploration. It … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Are You Able to Let Go of Your Story?

“I think writers can get too attached to these worlds they create, these characters they make real, so that, instead … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Is Falling In Love with Your Created Character a Bad Idea?

“Writers shouldn’t fall in love with their characters so much that they lose sight of what they’re trying to accomplish. … More

✒️ Writers’ Wisdom ~ Write the Story First in Your Mind Then on Paper

“I can’t write a scene unless I’ve visualized it. Unless I can actually see it, and that’s why a lot … More