Researching your story: Taking a research trip for your writing

Have story? Will travel. And by traveling I mean getting on a train to St. Louis, Missouri to hang out for 12 hours and then coming right back. That's what I'm doing this weekend. This research trip was a long time over due. There's this story I've been working on since before February 2012. It's … Continue reading Researching your story: Taking a research trip for your writing

How to create awesome characters

  As I went through some of my files from the old blog, I completely forgot about this video! How to create awesome characters was a webinar I did when a couple of writer friends asked me how I approach creating characters. I taught part of this during one of my creative writing classes and my … Continue reading How to create awesome characters