Story. Something so simple that a child could give a simple definition when asked. Andyet, as writers we grapple to pin it down. Literary novelists may argue story is character-driven. Genre novelists may argue that plot is story and story is plot. Period. And then there’s the importance of language and wordplay–prose that reads like … More What is the Nature of Story?
Ever sit down to write the Great American Novel and come up lacking (despite the ream of typed manuscript and three wasted years that should prove otherwise?) Writing is hard work. Writing the novel? Herculean. But it doesn’t have to be… Lisa Cron to the rescue. The book title is linked to Amazon. Story Genius: … More #booksforwriters November 2017