Screenwriting Tricks for Authors

Nanowrimo Now What?

  You did Nanowrimo! Huzzah!! Or maybe you didn’t, but whether you did it through Nanowrimo or not, you now have a rough draft—maybe a very, very, very rough draft— of your book or script. Huzzah!!' So now what? First of all, Take a break. If at all possible, when...

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Bouchercon 2021

This is is the weekend we all would have been in New Orleans, at Bouchercon. It is unnerving, disorienting, and truly, truly heartbreaking—that the reality of Covid and Louisiana’s frightening infection rate forced the Bcon organizers to do the only responsible thing...

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Write a Book this Year!

It’s July. Is your book written yet? If so, HUZZAH!! You are a rock star! You have moved mountains and parted seas!! And if not... You have half a year left. That is PLENTY of time to get a book written and sold. I’ve done it, and I’ve seen it done, hundreds of times,...

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