Monthly Archives: May 2012

Weaving Unpredictable Plots That Enthrall

There are only seven ‘storylines’ in the world… although there are a multitude of tales and endless variety in the telling, all narratives are really variations of the basic seven… whether they represent the deep psychological structures of human experience...

Writing Engaging Dialogue

Repartee is something we think of twenty-four hours too late.                                                                                                 Mark Twain   Written dialogue is an illusion, and a good writer is skilled conjurer of words. The complex purpose of dialogue is to “show” rather than to “tell.”...