Writing and Plotting

Resources, tips and case studies to help you hone your writing craft. With an emphasis on story structure and how plotting can improve craft and make you more productive.

My Top 6 Writing, Publishing and Marketing Posts of 2019

My Top 6 Writing, Publishing and Marketing Posts of 2019

Happy New Year! I hope you had an awesome 2019 for writing and selling books. I had some concrete goals: To publish five books. To sell 10,000 books, ten times more than in 2018. Here’s how I did: I published four full length books and one shorter book. I also published two box sets. I […]

Being a Productive Writer and Winning NaNoWriMo – Tools That Can Help

Being a Productive Writer and Winning NaNoWriMo – Tools That Can Help

It’s that time of year! No, not Hallowe’en. Not Bonfire Night. Not the run-up to Thanksgiving, or even Christmas. It’s October. Which means writers all over the world are getting ready for NaNoWriMo. If you haven’t heard of NaNoWriMo, it’s an initiative designed to encourage people to write a novel (or more accurately, to write […]

The Power of ‘You’

The Power of ‘You’

‘You’ is one of the most powerful words in the English language. Here’s why you should be using it.