October 13th, 2016

How Many Queries Does it Take?

If you’re a querying writer looking for representation, knowing how other writers fared in the process is sometimes really valuable.

This was brought to home when I saw a thread on Facebook writer’s group I belong to that discussed how many queries it took to get that writer the agent. I was surprised at […]

March 1st, 2016

March Don't Break the Chain Free Printable

It’s March already! And that means a new monthly Don’t Break the Chain printable – free!

Not familiar with the process? Apparently, Jerry Seinfeld hung a big calendar on his wall and put a big red X through each day that he created material–with the goal of a continuous chain of gloriously satisfying x’s.

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February 8th, 2016

Save the Cat Beatsheet Free Printable

Both Mike and I love the Save the Cat plotting system. Not familiar? It was invented by Blake Snyder in his fantastic book, Save the Cat. STC was formulated for screenwriters, but the plotting system is so straightforward and simple and works for every type of plot, whether a novel or a script. It […]

February 1st, 2016

Don’t Break the Chain! Free Printable

Ahh, February 1! This year, it seems like there’s a lot of attention on the Jerry Seinfeld method of using Don’t Break the Chain to support your creativity. Not familiar with the process? Apparently, Seinfeld hung a big calendar on his wall and put a big red X through each day that he created material–with […]

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