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.

Creating Characters with Bite

Creating Characters with Bite

I’m working on a new series right now, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned about hooking readers into a series, it’s that the characters make all the difference. OK, so compelling plots will keep people turning the pages. Great prose will stop them writing one-star reviews criticizing use of commas. And you need a […]

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 […]