Writing Craft

Why is it important to show rather than tell the story?
Being Edited

October 6, 2023
What’s it like to be edited?
(Dr). Jerry Pournelle passes along writing-advice from Robert Heinlein and himself.
It’s not pretty.
What’s the Structure? Robert Carlson created a summary chart of thirteen (13) story structure overviews.
Plotters versus Pantsers Plotters plan a story’s major events, then they write using that guide.
Learning Scrivener

February 6, 2021
What is Scrivener? Scrivener is a set of computer tools for organizing, writing, editing, and publishing predominantly “text” works.
Introduction Over thousands of years, storytellers have learned two things about people:


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