How to Draw (Doodle) a Novel

I came across this yesterday and thought it meshed nicely with the concept of visual note-taking, something I recently read about in Hatch!. Seems like a fun way to plot the general pace/structure of a novel as well. -Phillip

Techniques of the Selling Writer – Fiction Strategy

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain This series of articles assumes you want to write stories and find an audience of loyal readers, who then influence new readers, who then themselves become loyal readers.  You can do that in your sleep, right? In order for us to tackle this, we have …

Letting Go of Ideas

Is there an appropriate time to kill an idea? That precious kernel I’ve spent months cherishing; is it one of those darlings that William Faulkner wants me to take out behind the barn and make sure it never bothers anyone again? Or maybe not kill it, but slap it around and convince it to change its ways? As a writer, I can …